22.1 Release Notes
Bitcoin Core version 22.1 is now available from:
This release includes new features, various bug fixes and performance
improvements, as well as updated translations.
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How to Upgrade
If you are running an older version, shut it down. Wait until it has completely
shut down (which might take a few minutes in some cases), then run the
installer (on Windows) or just copy over
/Applications/Bitcoin-Qt (on macOS)
bitcoin-qt (on Linux).
Upgrading directly from a version of Bitcoin Core that has reached its EOL is
possible, but it might take some time if the data directory needs to be migrated. Old
wallet versions of Bitcoin Core are generally supported.
Bitcoin Core is supported and extensively tested on operating systems
using the Linux kernel, macOS 10.14+, and Windows 7 and newer. Bitcoin
Core should also work on most other Unix-like systems but is not as
frequently tested on them. It is not recommended to use Bitcoin Core on
From Bitcoin Core 22.0 onwards, macOS versions earlier than 10.14 are no longer supported.
- In previous releases, the meaning of the command line option
-persistmempool(without a value provided) incorrectly disabled mempool
-persistmempoolis now treated like other boolean options to
-nopersistmempoolis unaffected. (#23061)
RPC and other APIs
25237 rpc: Capture UniValue by ref for rpcdoccheck
25983 Prevent data race for pathHandlers
26275 Fix crash on deriveaddresses when index is 2147483647 (2^31-1)
22781 wallet: fix the behavior of IsHDEnabled
22949 fee: Round up fee calculation to avoid a lower than expected feerate
23333 wallet: fix segfault by avoiding invalid default-ctored external_spk_managers entry
22820 build, qt: Fix typo in QtInputSupport check
23045 build: Restrict check for CRC32C intrinsic to aarch64
23148 build: Fix guix linker-loader path and add check_ELF_interpreter
23314 build: explicitly disable libsecp256k1 openssl based tests
23580 build: patch qt to explicitly define previously implicit header include
24215 guix: ignore additional failing certvalidator test
24256 build: Bump depends packages (zmq, libXau)
25201 windeploy: Renewed windows code signing certificate
25985 Revert "build: Use Homebrew's sqlite package if it is available"
26633 depends: update qt 5.12 url to archive location
gui631 Disallow encryption of watchonly wallets
gui680 Fixes MacOS 13 segfault by preventing certain notifications
24498 qt: Avoid crash on startup if int specified in settings.json
23716 test: replace hashlib.ripemd160 with an own implementation
24239 test: fix ceildiv division by using integers
22390 system: skip trying to set the locale on NetBSD
22895 don't call GetBlockPos in ReadBlockFromDisk without cs_main lock
24104 fs: Make compatible with boost 1.78
23335 refactor: include a missing
header in fs.cpp
23504 ci: Replace soon EOL hirsute with jammy
26321 Adjust .tx/config for new Transifex CLI
Thanks to everyone who directly contributed to this release:
- Andrew Chow
- Carl Dong
- Hennadii Stepanov
- Joan Karadimov
- John Moffett
- Jon Atack
- Kittywhiskers Van Gogh
- Marco Falke
- Martin Zumsande
- Michael Ford
- Pieter Wuille
- Ryan Ofsky
- Sebastian Falbesoner
- W. J. van der Laan
As well as to everyone that helped with translations on
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