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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] openSUSE:Tools dropped 11.3 repo already?
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:57 +0100
  • Message-id: <2705291.zZR3Rr2Ff5@scherben>
Am Dienstag, 24. Januar 2012, 08:13:16 schrieb Archie Cobbs:
OK forget zypper and openSUSE:Tools for the moment...

What I'm simply trying to say is: just because 11.3 is itself EOL, that
doesn't mean OBS projects should start dropping the 11.3 repo right away.

The maintainers can build against DISCONTINUED:openSUSE:11.3 instead. If they
don't we free the resources (storage for mirrors, on our servers and build
power). So they can be used for more constructive work than just old build
jobs no maintainer cares about anymore.


Do others not agree?


On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Am Montag, 23. Januar 2012, 20:18:49 schrieb Archie Cobbs:
I noticed that openSUSE:Tools has dropped its 11.3 repo already.

I understand 11.3 is EOL'd, but it seems like Tools repo should be
special, as it contains zypper -- the tool that lets you upgrade.

No, it was never part of that repo.

I understand that EOL means no longer "community supported" - that's
fine.. but it seems to me that "community supported" is a completely
different concept than "exists as a repo in a project".

After all, openSUSE:Tools has RHEL 4 and all these other non-SUSE
are those distributions "community supported" by the openSUSE project??

So I don't understand the rush to remove the repo.

Needless to say, I still have stable 11.3 systems around that I'm not
ready to upgrade just yet...


Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

Archie L. Cobbs
Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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