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[ANN] BitShares-PTS Dry Run #2 launched
« on: December 10, 2014, 07:56:59 pm »
Today dry run #2 of the new PTS client software has started.

We invite all interested parties to participate in the final test of the new network.

* Source code is available at .
* Genesis block uses PTS snapshot from 2014-12-09, scaled to 1 billion PTS.
* Everything else is final, unless we identify showstoppers during this run.

Among other things, we want to specifically test our new feature:

Secure genesis claims

It is now possible to claim genesis balances without importing private keys by means of the new "wallet_import_by_signedmsg" command. A description of the idea can be found here: and a step-by-step explanation in our wiki: .

Build and run

Code: [Select]
git clone
cd PTS
git checkout dry-run-2
git submodule init
git submodule update
cmake .
make pts_client


Linux packages:
Windows download:

Next steps

* Dry run 2 will last until Saturday Dec 13.
* The last block published to the old PTS network before the end of Sunday Dec 14 (GMT) will be used for creating the genesis block of the new chain.
* The new PTS-DPOS chain will be launched in the early hours of Monday Dec 15.

WARNING! It is advisable to withdraw your balances from the exchanges unless you have positive confirmation that they will support the new client!

Edit: Apparently, bter will honour the snapshot: .
« Last Edit: December 10, 2014, 10:11:29 pm by pc »
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