BOINC repositories Outdated

Steffen Moeller moeller at
Thu Sep 17 16:39:29 UTC 2009


Fernando C. Estrada wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-16 at 21:32 -0500, Mario ... wrote:
>> Hello. I see you are the responsible for the maintenance of the debian
>> repositories in behalf of BOINC. I'd like to ask you to please update
>> the repositories, since the current version (6.2.18) is very, very old
>> (about a year old). 
sorry, but I needed to comment on this one. If it is just a year old,
then this is not "very, very old".
>> The current is 6.6.36, which explains why I see
>> many people having lots of trouble installing from the
>> downloadable .sh file. For new BOINC recruits' sake and every
>> debian/ubuntu user, please update the repositories. Thank You.
I have working Ubuntu packages on jaunty and karmic, running mostly What is it that you need some "downloadable .sh
file" for? It just needs apt-get install boinc-manager boinc-client.
> I hope to coordinate with Rene to work this weekend in the GIT
> repository and if all goes well, upgrade these packages in Sid ASAP.
This is very nice of you (both), have many thanks. I am curious to see it.
> Thanks in advance for your interest in BOINC and Your help is very
> welcome, especially after these upgrades to mark bugs as fixed with the
> new versions and mainly to test these new versions.

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