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Reference implementation of Kava, a blockchain for cross-chain DeFi. Built using the cosmos-sdk.


The current recommended version of the software for mainnet is v0.14.1. The master branch of this repository often contains considerable development work since the last mainnet release and is not runnable on mainnet.


git checkout v0.14.2
make install


The scheduled mainnet upgrade to

took place on April 8th, 2021 at 15:00 UTC. The current version of Kava for
is v0.14.2.

The canonical genesis file can be found here

The canonical genesis file hash is

jq -S -c -M '' genesis.json | shasum -a 256
9dbff5a0fb1a7aa20247f73e974bfd4a11090252768869ef8ccb23a515a01c51  -


For further information on joining the testnet, head over to the testnet repo.


Kava protocol and client documentation can be found in the Kava docs.

If you have technical questions or concerns, ask a developer or community member in the Kava discord.


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