Christine Kim, VP of Research at Galaxy, posted a post summarizing the 108th Ethereum Core Developers Consensus (ACDC) meeting, where developers discussed and coordinated changes to the Ethereum Consensus Layer (CL).
- The developers will start work on including and testing EIP4788 and EIP6987 for Deneb upgrade.
- Discussion about Deneb Blob: The developers discussed introducing an additional variable and constant in the Deneb specification to allow more flexibility for EL to adjust the maximum number of blob transactions per block independently of CL; DenebDevnet#5 The testing work of the client resulted in several bugs, which will be investigated more.
- Note on future compatibility of Deneb: Tim Beiko reminded the CL client team that there is still uncertainty about the extent to which the new SSZ types introduced via EIP4844 should be forward compatible with upcoming SSZ upgrades or optimized for the current RLP standard sex.
- Regarding the diversification of MEV-Boost relay client dependencies: Ryan reminded developers that the transformation of the beacon chain authentication subnet (attnets) was launched on May 4th, and the upgrade is backward compatible; In the fork upgrade, developers may consider introducing a “downgrade” function to prevent nodes that have not upgraded their attnet capabilities from connecting to upgraded nodes; developers discuss diversifying MEV relay client dependencies through PR317, considering the recent With the MEV-Boost exploit, the relay now validates the contents of blocks before broadcasting them via gossip, this feature requires a custom fork of Lighthouse and the Prysm client.