[CentOS-devel] CentOS 7 updates not posted on centos-announce mailinglist anymore

Wed Nov 17 14:25:56 UTC 2021
Stefan Puiu <stefan.puiu at gmail.com>


On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 1:25 AM Gerd v. Egidy <lists at egidy.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> new packages for CentOS 7 used to be posted on the centos-announce
> mailinglist. The last one posted was on 27th of September, but there were
> several updated rpms released in October and November that were not announced
> on the mailinglist. The mailinglist itself seems still to be working, as I got
> the announcement for Centos 8 2111 just fine.
> Could somebody responsible for the update / release process please look into
> this?
> Having the updates announced via mailinglist is very helpful if you do not
> have fully automatic updating activated, but do your own manual QA process
> before updating your servers.

Agreed. In our case, we build an OS image based on CentOS atomic host
7, and try to rebuild our image whenever important vulnerabilities
crop up.

It's possible to check RedHat errata and see what came up recently for
RHEL 7, but getting the announcements via email was easier.


> Thanks.
> Kind regards,
> Gerd
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