On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 6:19 AM, Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote: > On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:40:04PM +0200, Niels de Vos wrote: >> Hi, >> >> How are other SIGs handling the removal of repositories from the >> mirrors? There are centos-release-<sig-project> packages around that >> have YUM .repo files pointing to the now non-existing repos. Some (all?) >> of these centos-release-<sig-project> packages are still available in >> CentOS Extras. >> >> From #gluster: >> 21:25 < mallorn1> Anyone know why the 3.13 repository is gone from CentOS? http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/storage/x86_64/ >> 21:25 <@glusterbot> Title: Index of /centos/7/storage/x86_64CentOS Mirror (at mirror.centos.org) >> 21:26 < mallorn1> Installed the centos-release-gluster313.noarch package that CentOS has, but then you can't install gluster because the target doesn't exist. >> >> At the moment I am tempted to create a centos-release-gluster-DONTUSE >> package that replaces centos-release-gluster313 and other unmaintained >> versions (suggestions for an alternative to DONTUSE welcome!). >> >> I do not want to force users to upgrade to a newer Gluster version >> without manual intervention. Some versions are/may not be compatible >> between client/server, or require some additional steps depending on the >> features that are used. > > A new centos-release-gluster-legacy package has now been created and > will get requested for inclusion in CentOS Extras after a little more > testing and announcing the Gluster 4.1 release. > > Once this package is available, the old centos-release-gluster* RPMs for > releases that are not maintained anymore become useless and can be > removed from the repo. Removal requests will be sent through > bugs.centos.org later. > > Thanks to all who gave inputs for this, > Niels Will there be an appropriate centos-release-gluste[whatever] package that Obsoletes the old, obsolete packages? Because otherwise, they're just going to sit there on obsolete systems and are unlikely to be cleared up properly.