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From Simon Weller <swel...@ena.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:55:07 GMT
+1.


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From: Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro>
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2019 8:20 AM
To: dev
Cc: users
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14

+1, EL6 is in its last phase of support.

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rohit Yadav" <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
> To: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>, "users" <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, 15 April, 2019 08:44:58
> Subject: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14

> 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?
>
>
> [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<http://www.shapeblue.com>
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> @shapeblue

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