25 Jan 2023 | Updated 2 Feb 2023 [bounties]

plowsof posts bounty for running BLAKE2b test vector suite on Seraphis library implementation

plowsof1 has posted a bounty2 for running the full blake2b3 test vector suite4 on the implementation in the seraphis_lib branch5:

Original text below has been lifted from a “No wallet left behind” meeting from Josh Babb and is currently not well defined as “the whole tests/crypto” barely works to begin with (hence the challenge part!). Dangerousfreedom wrote the ‘information’ section.

Total Bounty: ~5.5 XMR (to date)

Payout criteria

To increase the bounty you can contribute some XMR to the bounty address posted by the Monero Bounties Bot2.

To start working on the project yourself, you should make your intentions public by posting a comment in the bounty’s thread.

Get in touch with UkoeHB6 or DangerousFreedom19847 if you have questions about this task.

Consult the previous Monero Observer report8 and recent meeting summaries9 to learn more about the state of Seraphis research.

This is an ongoing story and the report will be updated when new information is available.

Update 22/1/30: total bounty increased to 0.4 XMR.

Update 23/2/2: bounty increased by 5.00285 XMR.

  1. https://github.com/plowsof/ 

  2. https://bounties.monero.social/posts/75/  2

  3. https://www.blake2.net/ 

  4. https://github.com/BLAKE2/BLAKE2/tree/master/testvectors/ 

  5. https://github.com/UkoeHB/monero/tree/seraphis_lib/tests/crypto/ 

  6. https://github.com/UkoeHB/ 

  7. https://github.com/DangerousFreedom1984/ 

  8. /ukoehb-submits-long-term-seraphis-library-ccs-proposal/ 

  9. /tag/logs/