On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at 7:22 AM Phil Perry <pperry at elrepo.org> wrote: > > On 02/02/2021 05:03, redbaronbrowser via CentOS-devel wrote: > > On Monday, February 1, 2021 4:57 PM, Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote: > > > >> The other stuff is in Fedora under the Fedora CI banner. > > > > That is fine but the messaging of what, where, when and how of Stream has been extremely poor. I can't find a reference to that on the CentOS blog or FAQ. > > > > In fact, the Karsten Wade blog post was worded in a way that implied these tests were already being applied to Stream. > > > >> That will have much more of an impact when CentOS Stream 9 opens > >> in three months. > > > > Hopefully someone can walk me through this part. > > > > So, we have been told the life cycle of Stream is 5 years. > > > > Stream 8 was released September 24, 2019 so a period of 5 years should go at least to September 2024. > > > > We will have both a Stream 8 and a Stream 9 from May 2021 to September 2024? And then Stream 9 will continue to May 2026? > > > > I believe the 5 year starting point is from the release of RHEL 8 (e.g, > May 2019), not the release of Stream 8. i.e, Stream runs for the 5 year > Full Support period and ends when the underlying (downstream) product > enters it's Maintenance Support phase. > > https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata > Yes. That means the clock on CentOS Stream 9 starts when Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 is GA (which would be in 2022). Thus, CentOS Stream 9 will be around for *six* years, not five. -- 真実はいつも一つ！/ Always, there's only one truth!