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Core Devs Call - 2024/02/28

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Lion - dapplion
Hard Fork 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 28, 2024

Client Team Updates


  • Nethermind:

    • Nothing in particular
    • Stress tested Chiado with blobs and everything was ok, which is good news
  • Erigon:

    • The prune hack is now mainstream
      • The nodes will now have half the disk footprint than they used to
    • There is an issue currently where the database is bloating
      • Reason not found yet
    • Caplin should be doable on Gnosis
      • Will ask Giulio
  • Geth:

    • Still stuck on the same block
    • Obtained traces from Erigon and Nethermind
    • Some contract update is not happening currently, but the reason should be found with the traces now

Chain Infra

  • Gateway
    • About to deploy Erigon + Lighthouse on mainnet

Hive Tests

  • No updates


  • Shutter
    • Managed to handle the connection between Nethermind and the keyper network with the new C# libp2p library

Shadow Fork

  • Most nodes should be updated today