[slurm-announce] Slurm version 18.08.7 is now available

Tim Wickberg tim at schedmd.com
Fri Apr 12 04:27:03 UTC 2019

We are pleased to announce the availability of Slurm version 18.08.7.

This includes over 20 fixes since 18.08.6 was released last month, 
include one for a regression that caused issues with 'sacct -J' not 
returning results correctly.

Slurm can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php .

- Tim

Tim Wickberg
Chief Technology Officer, SchedMD LLC
Commercial Slurm Development and Support

> * Changes in Slurm 18.08.7
> ==========================
>  -- Set debug statement to debug2 to avoid benign error messages.
>  -- Add SchedulerParameters option of bf_hetjob_immediate to attempt to start
>     a heterogeneous job as soon as all of its components are determined able to
>     do so.
>  -- Fix underflow causing decay thread to exit.
>  -- Fix main scheduler not considering hetjobs when building the job queue.
>  -- Fix regression for sacct to display old jobs without a start time.
>  -- Fix setting correct number of gres topology bits.
>  -- Update hetjobs pending state reason when appropriate.
>  -- Fix accounting_storage/filetxt's understanding of TRES.
>  -- Set Accrue time when not enforcing limits.
>  -- Fix srun segfault when requesting a hetjob with test_exec or bcast options.
>  -- Hide multipart priorities log message behind Priority debug flag.
>  -- sched/backfill - Make hetjobs sensitive to bf_max_job_start.
>  -- Fix slurmctld segfault due to job's partition pointer NULL dereference.
>  -- Fix issue with OR'ed job dependencies.
>  -- Add new job's bit_flags of INVALID_DEPEND to prevent rebuilding a job's
>     dependency string when it has at least one invalid and purged dependency.
>  -- Promote federation unsynced siblings log message from debug to info.
>  -- burst_buffer/cray - fix slurmctld SIGABRT due to illegal read/writes.
>  -- burst_buffer/cray - fix memory leak due to unfreed job script content.
>  -- node_features/knl_cray - fix script_argv use-after-free.
>  -- burst_buffer/cray - fix script_argv use-after-free.
>  -- Fix invalid reads of size 1 due to non null-terminated string reads.
>  -- Add extra debug2 logs to identify why BadConstraints reason is set.

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