[CentOS-devel] SIGs: Possibility to drop EOL content at 7.6.1810 release time

Matthias Runge

mrunge at matthias-runge.de
Thu Nov 1 12:19:48 UTC 2018

On 01/11/2018 10:01, Anssi Johansson wrote:
> So here we go again. As one of the virtues of a programmer is laziness,

> Content to be transferred over to 7.6.1810 can be specified either by
> directory name, or by individual package names.
> There are also various centos-release-* packages in extras,
> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7.5.1804/extras/x86_64/Packages/ ,
> perhaps some of those could be trimmed as well.
> You should also communicate to your users in advance that the EOL
> packages will disappear, and if necessary, instruct them to migrate to a
> newer supported version. Having instructions for that procedure
> published somewhere would be nice.
> The old content under 7.5.1804, including any EOL content, will be
> archived to vault.centos.org, and that content will be available in the
> vault indefinitely. The 7.5.1804 directory on mirror.centos.org will be
> emptied some time after 7.6.1810 is released.
> For reference and inspiration, here are some directories from
> mirror.centos.org, including both up-to-date content and potentially EOL
> content. SIGs should review the list to make sure these directories can
> be copied over to 7.6.1810 when that time comes. Making the decisions
> now would save a bit of time at 7.6.1810 release time.

> opstools/x86_64/common
> opstools/x86_64/fluentd
> opstools/x86_64/logging
> opstools/x86_64/perfmon
> opstools/x86_64/sensu


for the opstools SIG I would like to get all the dirs copied over, but NOT:


and only copying over the latest version of a package would be good. 
There are multiple collectd versions, or 9 skydive versions now accumulated.

Thank you.


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