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

Frank S. Thomas frank at thomas-alfeld.de
Mon Mar 12 13:30:43 CET 2007

severity 407461 important

On Sunday 04 March 2007 04:32, Thibaut VARENE wrote:
> On 3/3/07, Thibaut VARENE <varenet at debian.org> wrote:
> > On 3/3/07, Frank S. Thomas <frank at thomas-alfeld.de> wrote:

> > > 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.
> According to my testing after /upgrading/ from previous "fixed"
> 5.4.11, pristine 5.8.16 doesn't seem to break anything.

Sounds good. I guess also a fresh install of 5.8.16 won't break anything.
Could you do me another favor please? I've build 5.4.11-5[1] with the same 
bugfix and would like to know if this version breaks anything on upgrade or 
fresh install. I think that this bug is severe enough to let a fixed version 
into etch.


[1] http://pkg-boinc.alioth.debian.org/tmp/boinc_5.4.11-5.dsc
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