HTCondor 8.7.9 released!

August 1, 2018

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor 8.7.9. This development series release contains new features that are under development. This release contains all of the bug fixes from the 8.6.12 stable release. Enhancements in the release include: Support for Debian 9, Ubuntu 16, and Ubuntu 18; Improved Python bindings to support the full range of submit functionality; Allows VMs to shutdown when the job is being gracefully evicted; Can now specify a host name alias (CNAME) for NETWORK_HOSTNAME; Added the ability to run a job immediately by replacing a running job. Further details can be found in the Development Version History and the Stable Version History. HTCondor 8.7.9 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.