[CentOS] Upstream details at...

Wed Jul 5 15:49:25 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 07/05/2017 10:25 AM, Stuart Barkley wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jul 2017 at 18:45 -0000, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:15 AM, Stuart Barkley <stuartb at 4gh.net> wrote:
>>> On Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 08:00 -0000, centos-announce-request at centos.org wrote:
>>>> Upstream details at : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2017-1609.html
> I apparently wasn't clear about the issue.  The problem is the CentOS
> announcements for all of the updates refer to web pages that claim
> they will no longer exist after July 31, 2017.  There are two possible
> problems:
> - Old email (in various archives) may refer to non-existent content.
> This is a Redhat issue that CentOS can't directly do anything about.
> Redhat may (hopefully) decide they need to leave the old content
> available at the old URLs.
> - According to the Redhat announcement, future CentOS announcement
> emails will need to refer to different URLs at a new location
> (hopefully publicly available).  Based upon the information below this
> looks like it can be addressed by the CentOS team.
> I do read the various advisories to make decisions about the
> importance of various fixes.  I hope that this public functionality is
> not lost with the Redhat changes.
>> The following page refers to the same RHBA:
>> https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2017:1609
>> which will not go away for some time ...
> This appears to be publicly available, so I hope the CentOS advisories
> will start referring to URLs similar to this one.
> Thanks,
> Stuart

I can make the new announcements use that newer path starting today.

I might also, if the old one stops working, be able to edit the announce
list archives to point to the newer path.  That might be a little
trickier but it should be possible.

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