In line with a recent official tweet posted by Ethereum Blockchain firm ‘Infura.’ mentioned an unknown testing issue that occurred while the testing of a planned upcoming hard fork of Ethereum [ETH]. However, for now the project developers are instructed to use a different testing network while in the mean time, ETH developer community investigates the problem.
As revealed by multiple Ethereum [ETH] project developers the testing hard fork became active on the Ropsten testnet on 13th Oct. at the 4,230,000 block.
However, the ongoing testing reportedly caused a consensus issue on ropsten testnet, that led Ethereum [ETH] core developer ‘Afri Schoedon’ to state in an exceedingly thread of tweets following that the upcoming hard fork of ETH ‘Constantinople’ might not be possible within this year as we got to investigate more about this issue.
As a clarification following this sturdy statement, Schoedon noted 14th Oct. as the foremost recent Ethereum [ETH] core developers decision, developers had in agreement they’d not be ready to activate Constantinople by this year if there are major issues left on Ropsten testnet. He additionally stated that the next official invoke to this subject would be on 19th Oct. this month, telling the community to stay tuned until then.
The upcoming hard fork of Ethereum might be a system-wide ETH update designed to extend the network’s potency.
Even earlier this year, ETH developer Piper Merriam launched an ETH Improvement Proposal [EIP] suggesting the concept of a attainable Ethereum [ETH] exhausting fork to invalidate ASIC miners, that are considered extremely centralizing.
However, at the reporting time, Ethereum [ETH] is presently trading at a price of $212.441 USD which is 5.63% higher than yesterday.