[CentOS] CentOS-5 End of Life

Wed Mar 1 16:13:52 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 03/01/2017 09:21 AM, Leon Fauster wrote:
> Am 01.03.2017 um 12:28 schrieb Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>:
>> Just a message to remind everyone that CentOS-5 has an End of Life date
>> of March 31, 2017.
>> This means that there will be no new security updates released by Red
>> Hat for RHEL-5 after that date.
>> Sometime in early April, the current 5.11 tree will be moved onto
>> vault.centos.org (like CentOS-3 and CentOS-4 have been since their EOL).
> Will the centos-release package be updated to point to the vault tree?

I am not sure we want to enable that by default.  We want people to
understand that CentOS-5 is no longer active.

There is a CentOS-Vault.repo file that one can use, or people can change
it manually.

If it happens automatically, well then people will just leave it in place.

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