[CentOS] CentOS-5 End of Life

Wed Mar 1 16:15:07 UTC 2017
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Wed, March 1, 2017 9:21 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
> Will the centos-release package be updated to point to the vault tree?

It is not my place to offer opinion, but I would rather have it fail, thus
prompting whoever tries to still use CentOS 5 to look deeper and find out
about end of life, than quietly going to vault as if it still us usable
secure supported system.

Just my $0.02.


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Valeri Galtsev
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