[Bug 1009536] Re: Ubuntu 12.04/7.0.24/ Seti at home
xclusive585 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 00:51:42 UTC 2012
Um, the package in the repository is still the broken 7.0.24.... so yes its
still broken. The fix is released into PROPOSED. and as I said if you make
a case for your bug perhaps the package in PROPOSED can be changed before
it goes into the 12.04 repository
On Aug 21, 2012 8:45 PM, "Jonathan Harker" <1009536 at bugs.launchpad.net>
> This bug is essentially this: the Boinc package in the 12.04 Ubuntu
> repository doesn't work for seti at home, it produces "computation errors."
> This is still the case.
> It does NOT matter what the underlying issue is. The suggested fix,
> update it to 7.0.27, was implemented and still does not completely fix
> the bug, which is that it produces computation errors.
> Just because the fix that was suggested, implemented and released did
> not completely fix the problem, does not somehow transform this into a
> different bug. It just means that the fix did not completely address the
> root cause(s). Creating different bugs for different causes is just
> needless duplication of effort.
> If you really think I should be commenting on a different bug, then by
> all means direct me to the right one.
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> Ubuntu 12.04/7.0.24/ Seti at home
> Status in “boinc” package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
> Status in “boinc” source package in Precise:
> Fix Released
> Bug description:
> We already had a bug opened for this issue. But it was marked as "fix
> released" (I don't know why as no change ever happened to the
> repository package)
> The Boinc package (7.0.24....precise1) in the 12.04 Ubuntu repository
> doesn't work for seti at home, it just produces "computation errors".
> The package needs to be changed, perhaps to Debians SID 7.0.27, or
> backported from Quantal if that package has been confirmed to be in
> good working order.
> Currently, 12.04/seti at home and lhc at home users are still unable to run
> Boinc without using the PPA alternatives.
> [Edited for clarity]
> Please SRU
> This bug affects all users of Precise attempting to run Boinc 7.0.24 for
> the Seti at home project.
> [Test case]
> Bug can be reproduced by installing Boinc 7.0.24 in Ubuntu 12.04 and
> connecting to the seti at home project.
> Downloaded work-units will instantly error upon attempting to run. In
> other words the Boinc package currently in the precise repository is
> unusable for Seti at home, and a couple others.
> [Regression Potential]
> Quantal has had it's version of boinc changed to 7.0.27 from Debian SID.
> As far as I'm aware it fixes this bug.
> 7.0.27 has many upstream fixes for several issues, I think that the
> change may bring a few new bugs, but should fix far more issues than it
> causes, again the current package is unusable for one of the largest
> projects running on Boinc.
> https://launchpad.net/~blueyed Daniel Hahler has agreed to sponsor the
> upload for SRU
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