The Ethereum Network is scheduled to receive its next update on February 28th. The Constantinople Hard Fork takes place at the same time as the St. Petersburg update at a block height of 7,280,000. The problematic improvement proposal EIP 1283 is no longer part of the update.
The Ethereum Foundation has confirmed the date for the forthcoming Constantinople Hard Fork. The update should – at current block speed – on February 28 at 19:30 CET. The Constantinople update is one month late. The last date was canceled due to a short-term discovered vulnerability. For example, the implementation of the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1283 made possible a so-called reentrancy attack, which was also the focus of the momentous DAO hack.
Constantinople & St. Petersburg: This time without EIP 1283
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