Bug#407461: boinc-client sends bogus platform '' on amd64

Thibaut VARENE varenet at debian.org
Sat Mar 3 14:58:22 CET 2007

On 3/3/07, Frank S. Thomas <frank at thomas-alfeld.de> wrote:
> Hi Steffen, hi Thibaut,
> On Wednesday 24 January 2007 10:25, Steffen Moeller wrote:
> > For the patch, maybe one should just check if the string to be strdup-ped
> > is not empty? The idea behind the patch from how I understood it is that
> > once can disguise the 64bit machine as a 32bit one and thus also work on
> > the otherwise beloved 32bit-only projects.
> Yes that is the general idea. It took me some time but I've now posted
> packages of BOINC 5.8.16 to our repository[1]. This version does exactly what
> Steffen proposed, it only resets projects if statefile.platform_name is not
> empty. Thibaut, it would be nice if you could build 5.8.16 on amd64 and check
> if it really fixes #407461.

Will do that sometime today. I guess I'll have to do some homework
porting the cpu information code for other archs to 5.8.16 as well...

Will keep you posted!

> > You should not work at 04:26 in the morning.
> :-) I fully agree.

Hehe, I tend to do that more often than not ;)



Thibaut VARENE

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