Baklava Gingerbread Hard Fork Release: Sep 1, ~14.00 UTC

Dear Validator Community,

  1. The Gingerbread Hard Fork is proposed on Baklava for block #19157000 targeting an activation around Sep 1, ~14:00 UTC
  2. Validators, if you agree with this hard fork, please upgrade both your validator nodes and proxies to v1.8.0-beta.2 (see github for release)

For more details on the changes introduced with this hard fork, please refer to the original hard fork announcement on the forum.

Thanks to all the validators for their support of the Celo network! The best place to go for updates and questions is the validators-operators Discord channel!

matt for the blockchain team