Truffle Solidity Compiler Error – Solution

Truffle Solidity Compiler Error – Fixed

by Alexandra Kropova from Mammoth Interactive

Trying to Compile a Solidity Smart Contract?

Getting the error message “Truffle is currently using solc 0.5.16, but one or more of your contracts specify “pragma solidity ^0.8.0″. Please update your truffle config or pragma statement(s).” ?

Read the solution below!

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Your solution:

Open your truffle-config.js file.

Under the section ‘compilers’, change the compiler version to the one requested in the error message.

compilers: {

solc: {

version: "0.8.0"

}

}

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