[Bitcoin-development] Update alert false positives

Jameson Lopp jameson.lopp at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 22:41:43 UTC 2014


Looks like Matt just pushed out new builds to the Ubuntu PPA, so this issue should resolve itself shortly.

- Jameson

On 04/19/2014 05:39 PM, patrick wrote:
> The alert system filters based on the clients version number.
> 
> The ubuntu bitcoin ppa is dynamically linked to openssl unlike the 
> binaries available from bitcoin.org
> 
> There is no way currently to notify users of 0.9.0 w/ static linking 
> without also notify 0.9.0 w/ dynamic linking.
> 
> On 04/19/2014 04:34 PM, Oliver Egginger wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> bitcoin-qt produces on many systems an unnecessary alert:
>>
>> "URGENT: Upgrade required: see https://www.bitcoin.org/heartbleed"
>>
>> Especially the stable channel is affected:
>>
>> https://launchpad.net/~bitcoin/+archive/bitcoin
>>
>> This is a bit frightening for normal users. I think the best would be to
>> turn off this message (if possible). It produces too many false
>> positives and motivates people to maybe harmful workarounds.
>>
>> - oliver
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