HTCondor 8.1.2 released!

October 31, 2013

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor 8.1.2. This development release contains all the bug fixes from the stable release version 8.0.4. Major new features include: partitionable slots can now be split into dynamic slots at negotiation time using new consumption policies; new condor_chirp commands permit updates to job ClassAd attributes to occur in a delayed fashion, reducing the overhead of making the update; there are many Python binding improvements including a new Negotiator class; condor_ssh_to_job now works for grid universe jobs on amazon EC2 resources; new command line options for condor_config_val and condor_history allow them to query remote machines; increased the scalability of the condor_shared_port daemon, condor_queue, and condor_status by increasing concurrency. A complete list of bugs fixed and features can be found in the Version History. HTCondor 8.1.2 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.