Ethereum developers have begun finalizing the Shanghai upgrade “shadow fork,” according to software engineer Marius van der Wijden. The “shadow fork” will serve as a testing environment for the Shanghai upgrade, allowing developers to identify bugs and any potential issues.
Ethereum’s Shanghai Upgrade ‘Shadow Fork’ Launches
As the cryptocurrency community awaits the upcoming Shanghai hard fork, core Ethereum developers have launched a testing environment called a “shadow fork” in order to test the upgrade. This follows the developers’ announcement of the launch of a new testnet for the Shanghai upgrade on Jan. 11, 2023. The fork, which will focus on allowing staked withdrawals, is anticipated to occur in March 2023.
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