[CentOS] Moving to CentOS 8 Stream

Wed Dec 9 19:52:45 UTC 2020
Phelps, Matthew <mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu>

On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 2:46 PM david <david at daku.org> wrote:

> <SNiP>
> Hours of reading
> </SNIP>
> CentOS Fans:
> I've spent hours yesterday and today reading the messages about the
> Centos 8 Stream, and expect to do it for the next few days also.  I
> would recommend that anyone contemplating some action, such as
> switching to a different distribution, advising your management to
> change, or similar, postpone that action for a while.  Let the dust
> settle, let the policy makers evaluate the comments, and watch for
> clarifications and/or modifications of the plan.
> For lack of a better date, I suggest waiting until the first business
> day of 2021 (Monday 04 January) before taking any significant actions.
> Personally, I've already invested some of my time incorporating
> CentOS 8.  I've also been working with Ubuntu since that seems to be
> the only way forward with Raspberry Pi and Apple/Intel machines, but
> I'll keep my CentOS 7/8 machines stable for this month at least.
> David

Do you speak on behalf of RedHat officially?

If not, I'll continue to plan to ditch them accordingly.


*Matt Phelps*

*Information Technology Specialist, Systems Administrator*

(Computation Facility, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)

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