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From Sven Vogel <S.Vo...@ewerk.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Remove el6 support in future CloudStack versions (was Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14)
Date Tue, 21 May 2019 11:43:09 GMT
+1

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> Am 21.05.2019 um 12:44 schrieb Boris Stoyanov <boris.stoyanov@shapeblue.com>:
>
> +1
>
> —Bobby
>
>
> boris.stoyanov@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> @shapeblue
>
>
>
>> On 21 May 2019, at 13:31, Wei ZHOU <ustcweizhou@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> +1
>>
>> -Wei
>>
>> Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com> 于2019年5月21日周二 上午11:40写道:
>>
>>> All,
>>>
>>>
>>> Thank you for your feedback and discussions. From what we've discussed so
>>> far, we've lazy consensus that nobody wants to use el6 or are limited to
>>> upgrade to el7/el8 due to potential risks.
>>>
>>>
>>> Moving forward I put forth the following for voting:
>>>
>>>
>>> - Next minor/major releases (such as 4.11.3.0, 4.13.0.0) will be last ones
>>> to support el6 packaging both for the management server and KVM host, but
>>> users are discouraged from using them
>>>
>>> - Next major release (4.13.0.0) will document in its release notes that
>>> we'll stop supporting centos6/rhel6 packaging in future versions, i.e. 4.14
>>> and onwards
>>>
>>> - After 4.13.0.0 is released, we will remove el6 related specs, packaging
>>> scripts etc. from the codebase in the master branch
>>>
>>>
>>> [ ] +1 approve
>>> [ ] +0 no opinion
>>> [ ] -1 disapprove (and reason why)
>>>
>>>
>>> ** PMCs kindly add binding to your votes, thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Rohit Yadav
>>>
>>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
>>>
>>> https://www.shapeblue.com
>>>
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>> From: Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 19:32
>>> To: dev
>>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14
>>>
>>> CentOS7 was released 5 years ago, upgrading is long overdue anyway.
>>> Realistically the next CloudStack release won't be out the door for
>>> another ~4-6 months either.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Erik
>>>
>>> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 3:27 PM Ron Wheeler
>>> <rwheeler@artifact-software.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CentOS
>>>>
>>>> CentOS 6 EOL is 2020
>>>> CentOS 7 EOL is 2024
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1 for removing support for CentOS 6.
>>>>
>>>> As Erik pointed out the sites running CentOS6 will have to move soon in
>>>> any event and it is probably better to do it now when there is still a
>>>> lot of current expertise and information available about how to do it
>>>> and how to make any changes to applications.
>>>>
>>>> Upgrading in a project that is under your control is usually easier than
>>>> one forced on you by a security issue or an operational failure.
>>>>
>>>> Ron
>>>>
>>>>> On 4/24/19 3:24 AM, Erik Weber wrote:
>>>>> As an operations guy I can understand the want for future updates and
>>>>> not upgrading, but with the release plan of RHEL/CentOS I don't find
>>>>> it feasible.
>>>>>
>>>>> RHEL6 is 8 years old (and is still running kernel 2.6!) and isn't
>>>>> scheduled to be fully EOL until 2024.
>>>>>
>>>>> It is true that upgrading requires some effort (and risk) from
>>>>> operators, but this is work they eventually have to do anyway, so it's
>>>>> not a matter of /if/ they have to do it, but rather when.
>>>>>
>>>>> It is also true that current CloudStack releases should continue to
>>>>> work, it's also possible that someone might back port future fixes to
>>>>> a RHEL6 compatible fork (you're more than welcome to).
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd vote +1 to remove support for el6 packaging.
>>>>>
>>>
>>> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
>>> @shapeblue
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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