[CentOS-devel] [CentOS] CentOS 8 future

Wed Dec 9 16:54:43 UTC 2020
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 12/9/20 6:42 PM, James Pearson wrote:
> Scott Dowdle>
>>> Q13 is against the statement that stream is ahead of RHEL, if RHEL is
>>> built on top of stream, there must be a stream to do the last 5 years
>>> of RHEL8.
>> While, for some reason, you draw that conclusion, they have clearly stated that is not the case.
>> The last 5 years gets no package rebasing nor new feature as it shifts from Full Support mode
>> to Maintenance mode.  In Maintenance mode they may do some hardware enablement as
>> necessary but the bulk is just applying security and critical bug fixes.  Stream is for only for the
>> Full Support phase where new features are being added.
> That hasn't always been the case with previous EL versions - e.g. Firefox with EL6 went from ESR 68 to ESR 78 only 10 weeks ago - which was just before EL6 reached Maintenance EOL ...
> James Pearson

And the high-quality QA killed sound in the process