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From Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove support for el6 packaging in 4.13/4.14
Date Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:20:49 GMT
Major? Have we discussed the 5.0.0 already?
4.13 is not a major release. At least, according with this page [1], 4.13
is considered a minor one.

> For those that may not be familiar with Semantic Versioning, the number
> format is: X.Y.Z, where X is the major version, Y is the minor version, Z
> is the patch number.
>

[1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Releases

On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:11 PM Andrija Panic <andrija.panic@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Vladimir,
>
> is it possible that you upgrade management and hypervisors hosts for the
> next major release - we are not talking removing packaging support for
> current LTS release/updates but for the next MAJOR release.
>
> Upgrading management hosts is as simple as introducing additional ones and
> removing old ones.
>
> Regards,
> Andrija
>
> On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 at 16:31, Vladimir Melnik <v.melnik@uplink.ua> wrote:
>
> > Dear colleagues,
> >
> > As for me, I still have 3 hosts running CentOS 6 and 2 management servers
> > in one of my production environments.
> >
> > Also I have 1 management servers running CentOS 6 in another environment.
> >
> > If my voice counts, I'd propose -1.
> >
> > Thanks for attention :-)
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 07:44:58AM +0000, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> > > All,
> > >
> > >
> > > With CentOS8 around the corner to be released sometime around the
> > summer, I would like to propose to deprecate CentOS6 as support
> management
> > server host distro and KVM host distro. Non-systemd enabled Ubuntu
> releases
> > have been already deprecated [1].
> > >
> > >
> > > The older CentOS6 version would hold us back as we try to adapt, use
> and
> > support newer JRE version, kvm/libvirt version, the Linux kernel, and
> > several other older dependencies. Both CentOS6 and RHEL6 have reached EOL
> > on May 10th, 2017 wrt full updates [1].
> > >
> > >
> > > If we don't have any disagreements, I propose we remove el6 packaging
> > support in the next major release - 4.13. But, if there are users and
> > organisations that will be badly impacted, let 4.13 be the last of
> releases
> > to support el6 and we definitely remove el6 support in 4.14.
> > >
> > > What are your thoughts?
> > >
> > >
> > > [1] EOL date wiki reference:
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Hypervisor+and+Management+Server+OS+EOL+Dates
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Rohit Yadav
> > >
> > > Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> > >
> > > https://www.shapeblue.com
> > >
> > > rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> > > www.shapeblue.com
> > > Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> > > @shapeblue
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > --
> > V.Melnik
> >
>
>
> --
>
> Andrija Panić
>


-- 
Rafael Weingärtner

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