[CentOS] Roughly how many more months before CentOS 8.0 release?

Mon Jul 15 18:16:43 UTC 2019
Wood Peter <peterwood.sd at gmail.com>

Where can we learn more about the workflow and software used to build
CentOS RPMs and iso images?
This will be extremely helpful to everyone facing the same challenges of
building a custom distro.

Thank you all for the hard work on CentOS.

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 7:44 AM Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:

> On 7/10/19 1:18 AM, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote:
> > Good afternoon from Singapore,
> >
> > May I know roughly how many more months before CentOS 8.0 will be
> released?
> >
> > https://wiki.centos.org/About/Building_8
> Well .. as explained before, it is a very irritative process .. (ie ..
> do this, test, do that, test .. rinse, repeat).
> But with where we are right now .. I don't think it will take more than
> one more month to finish and test.
> Obviously, we have people working on it every day and a QA team helping
> us test what we are doing every day and we are still maintaining
> CentOS-6 and CentOS-7 as well.
> But we are making progress and we are getting closer.
> There are many things that we need to work on .. including, but not
> limited to a whole new build system (Koji AND MBS together), a
> completely new way to maintain installer images and repos (via Koji
> because of the modules).
> A whole new repository paradigm (BaseOS, AppStream, Devel {things not
> released but needed to build BaseOS and AppStream} .. etc, etc.
> Anyway .. we are working on it very hard and we will have it released as
> soon as we can.
> We don't have date yet.
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