|Node||Protocol||Database||Release Date||Release Notes||GitHub Links|
|21.1||18||18||2020-07-14||V21.1||Release - Milestone - Changelog|
Known Issue V19+: macOS 'Too many open files'
Issue: The following error can be seen when attempting to run a full node on macOS using the built-in Qt wallet or other GUI-based wallets: "Exception while running wallet: open: Too many open files". This is due to macOS having a very low default file descriptor limit and V19.0 uses more of them after the move to TCP.
Solution: For now a workaround is needed to increase the limit. The method depends on the specific macOS version, but some people had success with the recipe in https://superuser.com/a/1171028.
Known Issue Windows V21: Crash when using config
node.logging.stable_log_filename configuration option to
true results in a node crash on Windows in V21.0 and V21.1, after a node restart. This must be set to
No special upgrade considerations
V21.1 is a service release which doesn't require any special upgrade considerations when upgrading from V21.0.