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Re: [HTCondor-users] upgrading debian squeeze to wheezy downgrades condor?
- Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 09:36:42 +0200
- From: Steffen Grunewald <Steffen.Grunewald@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] upgrading debian squeeze to wheezy downgrades condor?
On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 12:59:19PM +0200, Rob de Graaf wrote:
> Our Debian Squeeze boxes are running Condor 7.8.8 from the
> cs.wisc.edu repository. Now that Wheezy has been released I'm
> looking at potential upgrade paths. Wheezy has Condor packages in
> the official repository, but they are version 7.8.2 and, as far as I
> can tell, do not include recent security fixes (CVE-2012-5390). The
> cs.wisc.edu repository does not (yet?) seem to have a branch for
> Wheezy. What is the recommended upgrade path?
For a certain transition time, I'm using "oldstable" and "stable"
lines in parallel in sources.list - actually I've been using a
squeeze package in a wheezy environment for a while (but I'm not
running standard universe so I may have missed the showstoppers).
I agree that the package naming by the Condor team itself is somewhat
non-standard (and, if I'm not mistaken, a deb package by them will
take precedence over a natively built Debian one).
Some time ago I'd been told that Debian source packages wouldn't be
available for a while - it'd be nice to know whether this situation
has changed recently.