block.number >= FORK_BLKNUM, increase the gas cost of EXP from 10 + 10 per byte in the exponent to 10 + 50 per byte in the exponent.
Benchmarks suggest that EXP is currently underpriced by a factor of about 4–8.
- EIP-160 issue and discussion: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/160
Please cite this document as:
Vitalik Buterin, "EIP-160: EXP cost increase," Ethereum Improvement Proposals, no. 160, October 2016. [Online serial]. Available: https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-160.