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libsecp256k1 v0.4.1 released

Original Postby Jonas Nick

The latest release of libsecp256k1, version 0.4.1, is now available for users and developers.

This update brings enhancements to the library's performance, particularly with a notable increase in the speed of the Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) operation. Alongside this improvement, several functions within the library have experienced significant performance boosts, especially when run on x86_64 systems using the default configuration.

For those interested in exploring the specific changes and improvements made in this release, the project's CHANGELOG.md provides detailed information. The changelog can assist developers in understanding the updates and how they may impact their use of the library. It outlines the technical adjustments and optimizations that have been incorporated into this latest version of libsecp256k1.

The release and the accompanying changelog are accessible through the provided GitHub links, allowing users to review the modifications, download the updated version, and integrate it into their existing systems or development projects. This ensures transparency and ease of access to the new features and enhancements that come with version 0.4.1 of libsecp256k1.