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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
Subject Re: Proposal: Bump CentOS reference distribution from 5 to 6
Date Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:42:08 GMT
On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 09:36:51PM -0500, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> Hello;
> Not that I care too much, but while CentOS 5 hasn't reached it EOL,
> it doesn't make much sense to force ourselves to ship AOO there.
> I think we should move to CentOS 6 which is likely to remain very popular
> since it's the last version without systemd.
> This would put up less pressure on infra for the buildbot and let us use
> by default a newer toolchain.


a) Centos 5 will get Maintenance Updates until March 31st, 2017

b) this change should be done in a major version change, as it breaks
compatibility in client code

Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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