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Re: [HTCondor-users] Do you NEED to share condor_config across multiple versions of HTCondor?
- Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:37:40 -0500 (EST)
- From: Erik Erlandson <eje@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] Do you NEED to share condor_config across multiple versions of HTCondor?
----- Original Message -----
> We generally try and preserve backward compatibility, but there are real
> advantages to
> new syntax in the config file for solving certain STARTD configuration
Can you point to some motivational examples, and/or add some to this thread?
> So the question is - is backward compatibility so important to you that
> it would prevent
> you from using 8.1 features on 8.1 machines because your installation
> needs for those
> config files to look valid to older HTCondor versions.
Backward compatibility is generally a very high priority for our customers. I would consider the bar for breaking backward compatibility to be quite high.