Protocol Alpha

This page contains all the relevant information for protocol Alpha, a development version of the Tezos protocol.

The code can be found in the src/proto_alpha directory of the master branch of Tezos.

This page documents the changes brought by protocol Alpha with respect to Granada.

The main novelties in the Alpha protocol are:

  • none yet

New Environment Version (V3)

This protocol requires a different protocol environment than Granada. It requires protocol environment V3, compared to V2 for Granada.

Bug fixes

  • A bug in Michelson comparison function has been fixed (MR !3237)

Minor changes

New Features

  • Expose timelock primitive to the Michelson interpreter. (MRs !3160 !2940 !2950) adds to michelson timelock related types and opcode. It’s allows a smart contract to include a countermeasure against Block Producer Extractable Value. More infos in docs/alpha/timelock.rst