This is our fortnightly engineering update which happens after the conclusion of each 2-week engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent news on community and communications.
“The 2.0.5 release has been delayed until approximately May 14th so the team can resolve some data leak issues with the Sprout to Sapling migration tool before deploying it. After that release, the team will be focusing on reviewing, responding to and refining ZIPs for NU3 and code review for librustzcash and other Rust code.“
“We are on the final stretch for getting the build factory to run the zcash test suite on windows workers. We fixed a Debian 8 issue fixed for the gitian build for the 2.0.5 release and helped with 2.0.5 release tasks.“
“Migration tool documentation is ready to merge for the upcoming release. We’re looking into a plan for refactoring the documentation so its easier to navigate for users and developers.“
This team is intended to work on projects that interface with external parties not including the
zcashd core client and handles business development in the phases after initial contact by providing technical insight and support.
“We spent most of our time this sprint helping with code review and testing for the 2.0.5 release. We are also continuing to work on merging Insight code into the main zcashd code base and Insight documentation updates.“
Reference Wallet Team
This teams current charter is to build a Zcash reference wallet. Deliverables will be a series of MVPs where Android is the first target platform.
“We finished some initial fixes that will help with reorg instability in lightwalletd and librustzcash. We are also working on a test app for zcon1, researching any technical blockers for supporting shielded on iOS and responding to community and partner questions about wallet setup.“
As mentioned in the Arborist team update, the 2.0.5 release has been delayed, more info in this thread: [Updated] 2.0.5 release delayed, expected next week
Zcon1 applications are still open but prices go up and scholarships end in 2 weeks.
Plus, the schedule is almost finalized! https://www.zfnd.org/zcon/