[Bug 1009536] Re: Ubuntu 12.04/7.0.24/ Seti at home
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Wed Aug 22 18:07:49 UTC 2012
I suppose yes start a bug with the error thrown by Boinc. I just checked
Ubuntu repo and see that 7.0.27 made it into precise updates I wasn't aware
that happened already. So I guess now we move on to dealing with the 7.0.27
On Aug 22, 2012 7:31 AM, "Jonathan Harker" <1009536 at bugs.launchpad.net>
> Fine, but how can I possibly have ended up with 7.0.27+dfsg-
> 5ubuntu0.12.04.1 in my 12.04 install on two different PCs when I don't
> have precise-proposed enabled? A mystery. So shall I create another bug?
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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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