⚓ Neptune    📅 2023-08-09    👤 sword_smith    👁️ 115      



This post was published 52 days ago. The infomation described in this article may have changed.

Alphanet v3 has been pushed to GitHub and is up and running.

Alphanet v3 is a hardfork, so all previous blockchain data must be discarded. This is a hardfork due to an update to the serialization implementation BFieldCodec.

Since alphanet coins are worthless and alphanet-v3 is a restart of the blockchain from genesis, you can simply reset you node by running rm -rf ~/.local/share/neptune/ assuming default configurations. If you want to be a bit more finegrained in what you delete and you want to keep your receiving address see this guide:

So, to update, the following commands should do it:

  • First navigate to the directory, where you have the neptune-core git repo stored. Then:
rm -rf ~/.local/share/neptune/
git pull
cargo install --path .
RUST_BACKTRACE=1 RUST_LOG='info,tarpc=warn' neptune-core --mine --throttled-mining --peers --peers

Please note that you normally do not want to delete your wallet.dat, incoming_randomness.dat, and outgoing_randomness.dat files. Basically, you should normally never delete anything in your wallet directory.

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