On 02/03/17 19:50, James Hogarth wrote: > On 2 Mar 2017 03:49, "John R Pierce" <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote: > > On 3/1/2017 7:28 PM, Tom Munro Glass wrote: >> >> Can you say exactly when in early April the tree will be moved? I have a >> number of installations that need to continue running CentOS 5 so I'd like >> to do a final update before the tree moves. >> > > may I suggest building your own mirror well before then, update it with > rsync or lftp weekly (or even daily), from http://mirrors.xmission.com/ce > ntos/5 (pick your favorite mirror to make the mirror from), and replace > your CentOS-xxx.repo files with ones that point to your private repo > > I use a command like this to mirror everything and incrementally update, > you could change the last centos to centos/5 if you want to just fetch and > update that... > > lftp -c 'open ftp://mirrors.sonic.net && lcd /mirrors && mirror > --continue --verbose=1 -x SRPMS centos' > > (yes, you do need to find a ftp mirror, i had issues mirroring from an http > server). > > > This is especially important if you use anything from EPEL as EPEL5 will be > removed when RHEL goes EOL. Thanks for the advice. I'll try and set up a mirror asap, but I'd still like to know when the mirrors will be removed if anyone has that information.