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Release Announcement Bitcoin Classic 1.2.1

Thursday, 23 February 2017. Today we release a Bugfix update to Bitcoin Classic, version 1.2.1. Classic 1.2.0 was released 8 weeks ago with the decentralized block size solution and various new features.

Bitcoin Classic 1.2.1 is fully compatible with Bitcoin Core downloaded block chain and wallet.

This release adds a two months' worth fixes from Classic's contributors. The bugfixes are typically small but important and include:

  • Make splashscreen work on hi-DPI displays commit
  • [Qt] Bugfix: ensure tray icon menu is not empty PR
  • [Qt] Update data size in first run GUI commit
  • Fix failing QA test PR
  • Make compile on FreeBSD. See issue
  • Make configure detect old Boost. commit
  • Allow parsing of incomplete (no signature) flextrans transactions. commit
  • Punish peers relatively for oversize blocks commit

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