This release adds further support for Sapling in the zcashd wallet RPC and mitigates an issue identified by an external auditor. Information on the Sapling network upgrade (which activated on Oct 28th 2018) can be found below:
Notable Changes in this Release
z_getnewaddress now returns a Sapling address by default
Previously when calling
z_getnewaddress a Sprout shielded address would be returned by default. With this release, a Sapling shielded address will be returned by default.
z_mergetoaddress is now Sapling ready
z_mergetoaddress call is now supported by Sapling shielded addresses. This call remains an experimental feature so to enable it, users must restart zcashd with the
-zmergetoaddress commandline options, or add these two lines
to the zcash....
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