Stable Release Series 9.0

This is the stable release series of HTCondor. As usual, only bug fixes (and potentially, ports to new platforms) will be provided in future 9.0.x releases. New features will be added in the 9.1.x development series.

The details of each version are described below.

Version 9.0.0

Release Notes:

  • HTCondor version 9.0.0 released on April 14, 2021.

  • The installer was for Windows platforms was not ready for 9.0.0. Windows support will appear in 9.0.1.

  • Removed support for CREAM and Unicore grid jobs, glexec privilege separation, DRMAA, and condor_cod.

Known Issues:

  • MUNGE security is temporarily broken.

  • The bosco_cluster command is temporarily broken.

New Features:

  • A new tool condor_check_config can be used after an upgrade when you had a working condor configuration before the upgrade. It will report configuration values that should be changed. In this version the tool for a few things related to the change to a more secure configuration by default. (Ticket #384)

  • The condor_gpu_discovery tool now defaults to using -short-uuid form for GPU ids on machines where the CUDA driver library has support for them. A new option -by-index has been added to select index-based GPU ids. (Ticket #145)

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed a bug introduced in 8.9.12 where the condor_job_router inside a CE would crash when evaluating periodic expressions (Ticket #402)