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(note: this is a temporary file, to be added-to by anybody, and moved to
release-notes at release time)

Bitcoin Core version *0.15.1* is now available from:

<https://bitcoincore.org/bin/bitcoin-core-0.15.1/>

or

<https://bitcoin.org/bin/bitcoin-core-0.15.1/>

This is a new minor version release, including various bugfixes and
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Notable changes
===============



0.15.1 Change log
=================

- `dumpwallet` no longer allows overwriting files. This is a security measure
as well as prevents dangerous user mistakes.

- `listsinceblock` will now throw an error if an unknown `blockhash` argument
value is passed, instead of returning a list of all wallet transactions since
the genesis block.

Miner block size limiting deprecated
------------------------------------

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- The "currentblocksize" value in getmininginfo has been removed.

- `dumpwallet` no longer allows overwriting files. This is a security measure
as well as prevents dangerous user mistakes.

- `listsinceblock` will now throw an error if an unknown `blockhash` argument
value is passed, instead of returning a list of all wallet transactions since
the genesis block.

0.15.1 Change log
=================

### Mining
- #11100 `7871a7d` Fix confusing blockmax{size,weight} options, dont default to throwing away money (TheBlueMatt)

### RPC and other APIs
- #10859 `2a5d099` gettxout: Slightly improve doc and tests (jtimon)
- #11267 `b1a6c94` update cli for estimate\*fee argument rename (laanwj)
- #11483 `20cdc2b` Fix importmulti bug when importing an already imported key (pedrobranco)
- #9937 `a43be5b` Prevent `dumpwallet` from overwriting files (laanwj)
- #11465 `405e069` Update named args documentation for importprivkey (dusty-wil)
- #11131 `b278a43` Write authcookie atomically (laanwj)
- #11565 `7d4546f` Make listsinceblock refuse unknown block hash (ryanofsky)
- #11593 `8195cb0` Work-around an upstream libevent bug (theuni)

### P2P protocol and network code
- #11397 `27e861a` Improve and document SOCKS code (laanwj)
- #11252 `0fe2a9a` When clearing addrman clear mapInfo and mapAddr (instagibbs)
- #11527 `a2bd86a` Remove my testnet DNS seed (schildbach)
- #10756 `0a5477c` net processing: swap out signals for an interface class (theuni)
- #11531 `55b7abf` Check that new headers are not a descendant of an invalid block (more effeciently) (TheBlueMatt)
- #11560 `49bf090` Connect to a new outbound peer if our tip is stale (sdaftuar)
- #11568 `fc966bb` Disconnect outbound peers on invalid chains (sdaftuar)
- #11578 `ec8dedf` Add missing lock in ProcessHeadersMessage(...) (practicalswift)
- #11456 `6f27965` Replace relevant services logic with a function suite (TheBlueMatt)
- #11490 `bf191a7` Disconnect from outbound peers with bad headers chains (sdaftuar)

### Validation
- #10357 `da4908c` Allow setting nMinimumChainWork on command line (sdaftuar)
- #11458 `2df65ee` Don't process unrequested, low-work blocks (sdaftuar)

### Build system
- #11440 `b6c0209` Fix validationinterface build on super old boost/clang (TheBlueMatt)
- #11530 `265bb21` Add share/rpcuser to dist. source code archive (MarcoFalke)

### GUI
- #11334 `19d63e8` Remove custom fee radio group and remove nCustomFeeRadio setting (achow101)
- #11198 `7310f1f` Fix display of package name on 'open config file' tooltip (esotericnonsense)
- #11015 `6642558` Add delay before filtering transactions (lclc)
- #11338 `6a62c74` Backup former GUI settings on `-resetguisettings` (laanwj)
- #11335 `8d13b42` Replace save|restoreWindowGeometry with Qt functions (MeshCollider)
- #11237 `2e31b1d` Fixing division by zero in time remaining (MeshCollider)
- #11247 `47c02a8` Use IsMine to validate custom change address (MarcoFalke)

### Wallet
- #11017 `9e8aae3` Close DB on error (kallewoof)
- #11225 `6b4d9f2` Update stored witness in AddToWallet (sdaftuar)
- #11126 `2cb720a` Acquire cs_main lock before cs_wallet during wallet initialization (ryanofsky)
- #11476 `9c8006d` Avoid opening copied wallet databases simultaneously (ryanofsky)
- #11492 `de7053f` Fix leak in CDB constructor (promag)
- #11376 `fd79ed6` Ensure backupwallet fails when attempting to backup to source file (tomasvdw)
- #11326 `d570aa4` Fix crash on shutdown with invalid wallet (MeshCollider)

### Tests and QA
- #11399 `a825d4a` Fix bip68-sequence rpc test (jl2012)
- #11150 `847c75e` Add getmininginfo test (mess110)
- #11407 `806c78f` add functional test for mempoolreplacement command line arg (instagibbs)
- #11433 `e169349` Restore bitcoin-util-test py2 compatibility (MarcoFalke)
- #11308 `2e1ac70` zapwallettxes: Wait up to 3s for mempool reload (MarcoFalke)
- #10798 `716066d` test bitcoin-cli (jnewbery)
- #11443 `019c492` Allow "make cov" out-of-tree; Fix rpc mapping check (MarcoFalke)
- #11445 `51bad91` 0.15.1 Backports (MarcoFalke)
- #11319 `2f0b30a` Fix error introduced into p2p-segwit.py, and prevent future similar errors (sdaftuar)
- #10552 `e4605d9` Tests for zmqpubrawtx and zmqpubrawblock (achow101)
- #11067 `eeb24a3` TestNode: Add wait_until_stopped helper method (MarcoFalke)
- #11068 `5398f20` Move wait_until to util (MarcoFalke)
- #11125 `812c870` Add bitcoin-cli -stdin and -stdinrpcpass functional tests (promag)
- #11077 `1d80d1e` fix timeout issues from TestNode (jnewbery)
- #11078 `f1ced0d` Make p2p-leaktests.py more robust (jnewbery)
- #11210 `f3f7891` Stop test_bitcoin-qt touching ~/.bitcoin (MeshCollider)
- #11234 `f0b6795` Remove redundant testutil.cpp|h files (MeshCollider)
- #11215 `cef0319` fixups from set_test_params() (jnewbery)
- #11345 `f9cf7b5` Check connectivity before sending in assumevalid.py (jnewbery)
- #11091 `c276c1e` Increase initial RPC timeout to 60 seconds (laanwj)
- #10711 `fc2aa09` Introduce TestNode (jnewbery)
- #11230 `d8dd8e7` Fixup dbcrash interaction with add_nodes() (jnewbery)
- #11241 `4424176` Improve signmessages functional test (mess110)
- #11116 `2c4ff35` Unit tests for script/standard and IsMine functions (jimpo)
- #11422 `a36f332` Verify DBWrapper iterators are taking snapshots (TheBlueMatt)
- #11121 `bb5e7cb` TestNode tidyups (jnewbery)
- #11521 `ca0f3f7` travis: move back to the minimal image (theuni)
- #11538 `adbc9d1` Fix race condition failures in replace-by-fee.py, sendheaders.py (sdaftuar)
- #11472 `4108879` Make tmpdir option an absolute path, misc cleanup (MarcoFalke)
- #10853 `5b728c8` Fix RPC failure testing (again) (jnewbery)
- #11310 `b6468d3` Test listwallets RPC (mess110)

### Miscellaneous
- #11377 `75997c3` Disallow uncompressed pubkeys in bitcoin-tx [multisig] output adds (TheBlueMatt)
- #11437 `dea3b87` [Docs] Update Windows build instructions for using WSL and Ubuntu 17.04 (fanquake)
- #11318 `8b61aee` Put back inadvertently removed copyright notices (gmaxwell)
- #11442 `cf18f42` [Docs] Update OpenBSD Build Instructions for OpenBSD 6.2 (fanquake)
- #10957 `50bd3f6` Avoid returning a BIP9Stats object with uninitialized values (practicalswift)
- #11539 `01223a0` [verify-commits] Allow revoked keys to expire (TheBlueMatt)

Credits
=======

Thanks to everyone who directly contributed to this release:

(fill this in)
- Andreas Schildbach
- Andrew Chow
- Chris Moore
- Cory Fields
- Cristian Mircea Messel
- Daniel Edgecumbe
- Donal OConnor
- Dusty Williams
- fanquake
- Gregory Sanders
- Jim Posen
- John Newbery
- Johnson Lau
- João Barbosa
- Jorge Timón
- Karl-Johan Alm
- Lucas Betschart
- MarcoFalke
- Matt Corallo
- MeshCollider
- Paul Berg
- Pedro Branco
- Pieter Wuille
- practicalswift
- Russell Yanofsky
- Suhas Daftuar
- Tomas van der Wansem
- Wladimir J. van der Laan

As well as everyone that helped translating on [Transifex](https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/bitcoin/).

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