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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2019 11:16:45 GMT
+1

CentOS 6 was a pain to make any newer features works, in regards to ancient
qemu/libvirt and so on.

On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 at 10:05, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:

>
>
> On 4/15/19 9:44 AM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> > All,
> >
> >
> > With CentOS8 around the corner to be released sometime around the
> summer, I would like to propose to deprecate CentOS6 as support management
> server host distro and KVM host distro. Non-systemd enabled Ubuntu releases
> have been already deprecated [1].
> >
> >
> > The older CentOS6 version would hold us back as we try to adapt, use and
> support newer JRE version, kvm/libvirt version, the Linux kernel, and
> several other older dependencies. Both CentOS6 and RHEL6 have reached EOL
> on May 10th, 2017 wrt full updates [1].
> >
> >
> > If we don't have any disagreements, I propose we remove el6 packaging
> support in the next major release - 4.13. But, if there are users and
> organisations that will be badly impacted, let 4.13 be the last of releases
> to support el6 and we definitely remove el6 support in 4.14.
> >
> > What are your thoughts?
>
> I agree! EL6 is just no longer suited for development. Good suggestion.
>
> Wido
>
> >
> >
> > [1] EOL date wiki reference:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Hypervisor+and+Management+Server+OS+EOL+Dates
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Rohit Yadav
> >
> > Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> >
> > https://www.shapeblue.com
> >
> > rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> > www.shapeblue.com
> > Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> > @shapeblue
> >
> >
> >
> >
>


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Andrija Panić

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