[CentOS] State of CentOS 8

Mon Dec 23 01:29:44 UTC 2019
Bill Maidment <bill at maidment.me>

On 23/12/2019 12:07 pm, Leon Fauster via CentOS wrote:
> Am 22.12.19 um 21:31 schrieb Michael Kofler:
>> Hi,
>> I have been a happy user of CentOS 7 in the past. I am now considering 
>> switching to CentOS 8.
>> However, since end of Oct. 2019, I have not received any updates on my 
>> CentOS 8 test installations. Since then, RHEL 8 has published several 
>> critical security updates.
>> Obviously, this make the use of CentOS 8 in production dangerous.
>> I guess the missing updates have to to with RHEL version 8.1, which is 
>> not yet available for CentOS.
>> Basically, I would like to ask how the CentOS team sees the state of 
>> CentOS 8. Is the current version only intended for testing/evaluation? 
>> When does the CentOS team consider CentOS ready for production use? Is 
>> there any public documentation on this matter?
> Here you can find information that explains why there is gap between
> RH and CentOS releases. Basically its not intentionally but just hard
> work:
> https://wiki.centos.org/About/Building_8
> https://wiki.centos.org/About/Building_8.x

This misses the point of where are the intermediate updates to 8.0 ? or 
can we only get point releases with no updates in between?