[CentOS] Centos long end of life support, but im interested in packages themselves.

Lucian lucian at lastdot.org
Fri Mar 23 04:15:13 EDT 2012


On 23 March 2012 07:16, Brent Clark <brentgclarklist at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys
>
> Im hoping someone would be so kind to answer my question.
>
> Where I work we are currently reviewing and making use of Centos, because of its long end of life support.
>
> CentOS-6 updates until November 30, 2020
>
> The question I would like to ask is.
> Say Centos 6 offers and makes use of PHP 5.3. Say as time goes on PHP themselves deprecate 5.3 and EOL is reached.
> Would Centos 6 continue to offer security and bug fixes support for PHP 5.3 till November 30, 2020?
>
> If someone could help me understand this, it would be appreciated.

I think Redhat is going to try and do just that, I see they still
mantain PHP 5.1 in EL5... Then again who knows what tomorrow will
bring.


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