[CentOS] the future of CentOS

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Sat Mar 4 02:22:57 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 20:14 -0600, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> Once upon a time Friday 03 March 2006 8:08 pm, Alain Reguera wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I've been reading the CentOS's FAQs, and saw this:
> > How long will CentOS-4 updates be supported?
> > We intend to support CentOS-4 updates until Feb 29, 2012.
> >
> > Would someone tell me what will happen after that?
> you upgrade to a newer version

Correct ...

That is when the upstream provider stops doing updates ... so we also
stop doing updates as well.

The entire CentOS-4 distro would then move to the vault
(http://vault.centos.org)

By that time ... in 6 years ... there should be a CentOS-5 and CentOS-6
and CentOS-7 active (based on an 18 month release cycle ... that is
dependent upon the upstream provider).

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