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Tune G1GC to reduce Besu memory footprint (#5879)
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.circleci run non-mainnet ATs on PRs, split into sub groups (#5502) 4 months ago
.github move to Hyperledger shared runners for current github actions (#5860) 4 weeks ago
acceptance-tests Eip4788 parentBeaconBlockRoot (#5758) 1 month ago
benchmark spike: add benchmark (#2716) 2 years ago
besu Fix: correctly convert percentage options in TOML configuration file (#5886) 2 weeks ago
buildSrc/src/main/groovy Adding a spdx license check gradle task (#30) 4 years ago
config Drop Kotti Network support (ETC) (#5816) 1 month ago
consensus Don't start BFT mining coordinators until initial sync has completed (#5861) 3 weeks ago
crypto Benchmarking in evmtool (#5754) 2 months ago
datatypes set the beacon root address to the correct value (#5853) 4 weeks ago
docker Fix Docker image failing to start Besu with NoClassDefFoundError for org.xerial.snappy.Snappy (#5462) 5 months ago
docs Add tracing support for internals and JSON-RPC (#1557) 3 years ago
enclave Update tuweni2.4.2 (#5684) 3 months ago
errorprone-checks migrate to junit5 (#5573) 4 months ago
ethereum Fix snapsync heal (#5838) 2 weeks ago
evm EIP7516 - Add BlobBaseFee opcode to Cancun EVM (#5884) 2 weeks ago
gradle Upgrade besu-native (#5893) 2 weeks ago
metrics services - migrate to junit 5 (#5613) 3 months ago
nat Fix javadocs to allow build to pass in JDK 17 (#4834) 9 months ago
pki Update tuweni2.4.2 (#5684) 3 months ago
plugin-api Bonsai based reference test worldstate (#5686) 3 weeks ago
plugins Bonsai based reference test worldstate (#5686) 3 weeks ago
privacy-contracts Update tuweni2.4.2 (#5684) 3 months ago
scripts adding in circle config (#143) 4 years ago
services Bonsai based reference test worldstate (#5686) 3 weeks ago
testutil Update tuweni2.4.2 (#5684) 3 months ago
util Changes to allow evmtool t8n-server to work with execution-spec-tests (#5701) 3 months ago
.dockerignore remove the doc content and update contribution docs (#1822) 4 years ago
.gitattributes p2p tls support (command line options and acceptance tests) (#2536) 2 years ago
.gitignore Layered Transaction Pool (#5290) 5 months ago
.gitmodules Remove qbft reference tests (#4893) 9 months ago
.lgtm.yml lgtm yml (#3709) 2 years ago Tune G1GC to reduce Besu memory footprint (#5879) 2 weeks ago roll back on files for TSC proposal (#376) 4 years ago Add CoC link (#1864) 3 years ago one more discord link and a typo (#3457) 2 years ago Change chat pointer (#3464) 2 years ago Fix ETH65 causes crashes issues (#1601) 3 years ago
LICENSE Revert "Updated Copyright info in License file (#102)" (#104) 5 years ago fix: Move maintainers to emeritus (#5743) 2 months ago roll back on files for TSC proposal (#376) 4 years ago docs(readme): fix broken link to installation of binaries page (#5859) 4 weeks ago Update Security Policy contact info (#4447) 1 year ago RocketChat -> Discord (#3429) 2 years ago
build.gradle Tune G1GC to reduce Besu memory footprint (#5879) 2 weeks ago bump version to 23.7.3-SNAPSHOT (#5854) 4 weeks ago
gradlew Sonarcloud Analysis once a week. (#5137) 7 months ago
gradlew.bat Upgrade to gradle 6.8.3. (#1950) 3 years ago
settings.gradle [23.4] Remove IBFT1 consensus mechanism (#5302) 6 months ago

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Besu is an Apache 2.0 licensed, MainNet compatible, Ethereum client written in Java.


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