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Core Devs Call - 2024/02/21

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Lion - dapplion
Merge coordinator
Validator Comms Lead @ Gnosis
Head Of Infrastructure @ Gnosis

Welcome to the Gnosis Core Devs weekly gathering. Every Wednesday, key members from the Gnosis team, contributors, and various team representatives convene to discuss, collaborate, and update one another on the Gnosis ecosystem's progression.

Participants represent teams:

Erigon, Gateway, Nethermind, Geth, Gnosis DevOps, Gnosis Core Devs, Gnosis Comms team.

With a diverse set of voices present, our discussions are rich, multifaceted, and aim to foster innovation within the community.

Missed the meeting? Catch the full recording on Gnosis Chain YouTube channel.

February 21, 2024

Client Team Updates


  • Nethermind:

    • Nothing in particular
    • Dencun ready release: V1.25.4
  • Erigon:

    • Worked on a memory optimization, will be released for devnet 3 later today
    • Issue with blob inclusion in blocks, doesn’t seem straightforward and might take a few days
    • Dencun ready release: 2.58.0
  • Geth:

    • Managed to execute 16 blocks since last time
    • Just found the issue: engine configuration
    • Might have more to announce later today
    • Next step is the merge
    • Hasn’t had the time to start snap syncing from Nethermind, but intend to try that as well


Chain Infra

  • Gateway
    • No one present

Hive Tests

  • Updated with upstream
  • Working on some fixes for Nethermind tests


  • Shutter
    • Things started moving faster
    • Shutter has the keyper network up on Chiado
      • Some things to fix, but should be getting there
      • Will allow Nethermind to test the libp2p stuff

Shadow Fork

  • No updates, still syncing the nodes