[CentOS] Future Releases

Fri Oct 19 10:27:31 UTC 2018
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 10/18/2018 10:09 PM, Barry Brimer wrote:
>>> No, there is no automated way to move from CentOS-6 to CentOS-7 .. and
>>> we have no idea what will be in CentOS-8 until Red Hat releases RHEL-8.
>>> We have no idea what will be in CentOS-6.11 until Red Hat releases
>>> RHEL-6.11 .. and we have no idea what will be in the release of CentOS-7
>>> until Red Hat releases RHEL-7.6 .. literally, we take the source code
>>> they release .. modify it for Trademarks and Logos .. and release it.
>>> Until it is released, we don't have a clue.
>> This is in the RHEL 7.6 Beta Release Notes:
>> Part I. New Features
>> This part documents new features and major enhancements introduced in
>> Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta.
>> Chapter 4. General Updates
>> In-place upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 to Red Hat Enterprise
>> Linux 7
>> An in-place upgrade offers a way of upgrading a system to a new major
>> release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux by replacing the existing
>> operating system. To perform an in-place upgrade, use the Preupgrade
>> Assistant, a utility that checks the system for upgrade issues before
>> running the actual upgrade, and that also provides additional scripts
>> for the Red Hat Upgrade Tool. When you have solved all the problems
>> reported by the Preupgrade Assistant, use the Red Hat Upgrade Tool to
>> upgrade the system.
> I don't believe this is new to 7.6 Beta .. I believe this has been
> available since the beginning of RHEL 7
> https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1242133

As I have posted about this many times before.

That is a community controlled package set .. we need some people from
the community to step up and modify / maintain those packages.

I have asked again and again, on several fronts (blog, mailing lists,
etc), to get volunteers to maintain those packages.

I'll ask again now.

Does someone from the community want to do the work to maintain those

Here are a couple previous attempts:



We would be very happy to publish those RPMs if we can get them to be
maintained by the community, and maintained in a consistent manner.

Johnny Hughes

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