Bug#407461: boinc-client sends bogus platform '' on amd64
varenet at debian.org
Sun Mar 4 04:32:54 CET 2007
On 3/3/07, Thibaut VARENE <varenet at debian.org> wrote:
> 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. 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.
According to my testing after /upgrading/ from previous "fixed"
5.4.11, pristine 5.8.16 doesn't seem to break anything.
> > > You should not work at 04:26 in the morning.
> > :-) I fully agree.
> Hehe, I tend to do that more often than not ;)
It wasn't intended but it seems I sent my previous email at 4:26 again
;P I should get a life =]
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