PIP-6: Paloma 0.11.1 & Pigeon 0.11.0 TestNest-12 Upgrade

PIP Name: PIP#6 - Paloma 0.11.1 & Pigeon 0.11.0 TestNest-12 Upgrade

Status: Proposed

Author(s): @LARRY

Type: Software Upgrade

Discussions-to: PIP-6: Paloma 0.11.1 & Pigeon 0.11.0 TestNest-12 Upgrade

Created: 10/22/2022

Simple Summary

Upgrade Paloma to version 0.11.1 and Pigeon to 0.11.0


This is a software upgrade for both Paloma and Pigeon binaries.


  1. Pigeons were sending legacy transactions, consuming unnecessary gas. This Paloma & Pigeon upgrade aims to remedy unwarranted gas spend.
  2. Paloma was upgraded to wasmd v0.29.1 + cosmos sdk v0.45.9 to benefit from important bug fixes done in the cosmos sdk: Release v0.45.9 · cosmos/cosmos-sdk · GitHub
  3. To make scheduling remote jobs easier for Cosmwasm contracts and allow to schedule through palomad command line interface directly.

Specification Overview

This action requires up upgrade of palaomad and pigeond relayer software.

Technical Specification

  1. Download and install the latest palomad version: https://github.com/palomachain/paloma/releases/tag/v0.11.1
  2. Download and install the latest pigeon version: https://github.com/palomachain/pigeon/releases/tag/v0.11.0
  3. Chain will halt at block 269765 unless 2/3 of all validators have upgraded to the new paloma binary

How to Vote on the Proposal

palomad tx gov vote 2 yes \
--chain-id paloma-testnet-12 \
--from <Your Paloma Address> \
--fees 400ugrain \
-b block


This is a required software upgrade to ensure that Paloma is following best security practices and to ensure that pigeons don’t consume unnecessary gas.

About Paloma

Paloma Protocol is a Cosmos-SDK blockchain protocol custom-built for omnichain communication that allows permissionless controls of any contract on any chain. Built by Volume, Paloma delivers the world’s first intelligently scheduled and automated smart contract transaction execution for the Cosmos ecosystem. The protocol enables developers to remotely control the transmission of value without the need to wrap, bridge tokens, or trust validators with their digital assets. Led by founding members of Sommelier, Paloma is building the primary communication layer of Web3.