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HTCondor 8.6.6 released!

September 12, 2017

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor 8.6.6. A stable series release contains significant bug fixes. Highlights of this release are: HTCondor daemons no longer crash on reconfig if syslog is used for logging; HTCondor daemons now reliably leave a core file when killed by a signal; Negotiator won’t match machines with incompatible IPv{4,6} protocol; On Ubuntu, send systemd alive messages to avoid restarting HTCondor; Fixed a problem parsing old ClassAd string escapes in the python bindings; Properly parse CPU time for Slurm grid universe jobs; Claims are released when parallel univ jobs are removed while claiming; Starter won’t get stuck when a job is removed with JOB_EXIT_HOOK defined; To reduce audit logging, added cgroup rules to SELinux profile. More details about the fixes can be found in the Version History. HTCondor 8.6.6 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.