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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: Release lifetime
  • From: Jason <relentropy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:48:57 +0800
  • Message-id: <2850353.bpG6pTdWk8@host.laptop>
On Friday, March 07, 2014 08:26:13 Hans Witvliet wrote:
On Fri, 2014-03-07 at 12:59 +0800, Jason wrote:
On Friday, March 07, 2014 03:03:17 Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2014-03-07 02:31, Malcolm wrote:
Hi Why not just add a grub boot screen with an EOL message along
with the EOL release notes?

IMHO, altering boot can be more dangerous, something could go wrong
and the machine not boot.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

Why not a small package for EOL? Have it pop up from tray every 30 min?
Or EOL wallpaper:)

Something like a weeping gecko, while booting?

But seriously, i've got a related question from an end-users group.
(real end users, who are never/seldom installing anything, ans that we
are ging to provide with a sudio-stick)

In case of an EOL-package, it might be nice if it could change the
repo-url towards "Evergreen"....


Hans

Hmm, I was aiming at something more definitive and descriptive enough for users
to make the choice themselves.

For the option you stated you (plural) might as well have package set the EOL
wallpaper with the instructions ie stating system OS reached end of life and
'please visit <opensuse.org page> with instructions on how to change to EG
repos OR repo change to next release.

Kind regards,
jason


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