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Re: A reminder of EOL for F8

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 03:30:32PM -0500, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Chris Snook wrote:
>> Do the F8 repos disappear on Jan 7th as well?  I'd hate to be the admin 
>> who doesn't notice until Jan. 8th,

Starting Jan. 8th there are no security updates anymore, so if the
system is exposed in any way you should upgrade before that.

>> and needs some tool that's not installed in order to migrate
>> gracefully.

The tool is already installed: yum. :)

> ATRPMs for F8 will disappear almost immediately, the other repos leave  
> their last stuff around for a long time.....

Indeed, ATrpms makes quite often a hard switch off of EOL'd
releases. The bits are still there, especially since the src.rpms are
shared, but if someone really needs to stay on an EOL release he
should probably better make copies of the binary packages.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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