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Message 58869 - Posted: 14 Jun 2013, 21:42:25 UTC

Well, while Travis works on getting the serve side straightened out here is a workaround for the above mentioned hosts.

First, stop BOINC.

Next, you need to create an app_info.xml in your MW project folder with this info:

<app_info>
<app>
<name>milkyway</name>
</app>
<file_info>
<name>milkyway_separation_1.00_windows_intelx86.exe</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<app_version>
<app_name>milkyway</app_name>
<version_num>100</version_num>
<file_ref>
<file_name>milkyway_separation_1.00_windows_intelx86.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
</app_info>

Then, download the application file from here and place it in your MW project folder.

Finally, you can restart BOINC.

This example is for 32 bit Winboxes, but the same thing can be done for 64 bit machines by replacing the file name in the example with:

milkyway_separation_1.00_windows_x86_64.exe,

and downloading this file and installing it in your MW folder.

Notes:

1.) You may initially get a message in the BOINC event log about a state file error. This can be ignored as it's due to 'leftovers' from being 'deprecated' on the project side by mistake.

2.) The scheduler will whine about there not being a suitable version of nBody in the app_info file. No kidding, you think I didn't know that? ;-)
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Message 58896 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013, 18:01:37 UTC

Notes:

3.) If modifying the app_info file for 64 bit hosts, the file name must be changed in both locations.
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