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*** '''SL6 will be maintained until November 2020'''
 
*** '''SL6 will be maintained until November 2020'''
 
* Should CentOS8 be added to UMD4 or created within a new major UMD5 (with CentOS8 only)?  
 
* Should CentOS8 be added to UMD4 or created within a new major UMD5 (with CentOS8 only)?  
** Or (imitating previous UMD versions): UMD5 with CentOS 7 and 8?
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** Or (imitating previous UMD versions): '''UMD5 with CentOS 7 and 8'''?  
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*** Pros
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**** remove unsupported software in UMD-4 which makes keeping the repository consistent hard to the UMD team
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*** Cons
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**** Have to maintain 2 versions for a given period
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** Tentative draft plan:
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*** create UMD5/C7 with all products that offer support all over the next years (ideally until 2024)
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*** once it's ready, ask sites to switch: UMD4/C7 -> UMD5/C7; this will provide sites with a supported OS including officially supported products at least until 2024, and could allow starting the slow retirement of UMD4 (SL6 retirement starting at end of 2020, C7 to be eventually used only for products phasing out and doomed to dismission).
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*** UMD4/C8 gets filled meanwhile in parallel; you know, this relies very much on the product teams
  
 
== Plans ==
 
== Plans ==
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Activity order is: Planned, Assigned, Started, Ongoing, Completed
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! Creation date !! Action !! Assignee !! Status !! Completion date
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! ID !! Creation date !! Action !! Assignee !! Status !! Completion date !! Depends on
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| 1 || 2020-02-12 || add CentOS8 to the supported platforms in the admin-repo || William || Assigned || ||
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| 2 || 2020-02-10 || Get plans on CentOS8 for all CentOS7 products || Vincenzo || Started ||  ||
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| 3 || 2020-02-10 || Create instructions for CentOS8 on the Frontend || Vincenzo || Planned ||  ||
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| 4 || 2020-02-10 || Preview repository for CentOS8 || Alessandro || Assigned ||  ||
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| 5 || 2020-02-12 || Vincenzo to create the UMD5 release || Vincenzo || Planned || || 1
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| 6 || 2020-02-12 || create the configuration packages for UMD5/CentOS7 and UMD5/CentOS8 || William || Planned || || 1
 
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| 2020-02-10 || Set up the dry-run || Vincenzo || Planned ||
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| 7 || 2020-02-12 || add CentOS8 value in the RT || Vincenzo || Assigned || ||  
 
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| 2020-02-10 || Get plans on CentOS8 for all CentOS7 products || Vincenzo || Planned ||  
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| 8 || 2020-02-12 || test with a dry run the whole process throught C7 and C8 || Joao || Planned || || 5, 6, 7
 
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| 2020-02-10 || Create instructions for CentOS8 on the Frontend || Vincenzo || Planned ||  
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| 9 || 2020-02-12 || publish UMD5 on the frontend (instructions + menu) || William || Planned || || 3, 10
 
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| 2020-02-10 || Preview repository for CentOS8 || Alessandro || Assigned ||
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| 10 || 2020-02-12 || include products and create UMD 5.0.1 || Joao || Planned || || 8
 
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Revision as of 15:11, 12 February 2020

Plans on CentOS8 for UMD

  • CentOS8 released in Semptember 2019 https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-September/023449.html
  • Should CentOS8 be added to UMD4 or created within a new major UMD5 (with CentOS8 only)?
    • Or (imitating previous UMD versions): UMD5 with CentOS 7 and 8?
      • Pros
        • remove unsupported software in UMD-4 which makes keeping the repository consistent hard to the UMD team
      • Cons
        • Have to maintain 2 versions for a given period
    • Tentative draft plan:
      • create UMD5/C7 with all products that offer support all over the next years (ideally until 2024)
      • once it's ready, ask sites to switch: UMD4/C7 -> UMD5/C7; this will provide sites with a supported OS including officially supported products at least until 2024, and could allow starting the slow retirement of UMD4 (SL6 retirement starting at end of 2020, C7 to be eventually used only for products phasing out and doomed to dismission).
      • UMD4/C8 gets filled meanwhile in parallel; you know, this relies very much on the product teams

Plans

Activity order is: Planned, Assigned, Started, Ongoing, Completed

ID Creation date Action Assignee Status Completion date Depends on
1 2020-02-12 add CentOS8 to the supported platforms in the admin-repo William Assigned
2 2020-02-10 Get plans on CentOS8 for all CentOS7 products Vincenzo Started
3 2020-02-10 Create instructions for CentOS8 on the Frontend Vincenzo Planned
4 2020-02-10 Preview repository for CentOS8 Alessandro Assigned
5 2020-02-12 Vincenzo to create the UMD5 release Vincenzo Planned 1
6 2020-02-12 create the configuration packages for UMD5/CentOS7 and UMD5/CentOS8 William Planned 1
7 2020-02-12 add CentOS8 value in the RT Vincenzo Assigned
8 2020-02-12 test with a dry run the whole process throught C7 and C8 Joao Planned 5, 6, 7
9 2020-02-12 publish UMD5 on the frontend (instructions + menu) William Planned 3, 10
10 2020-02-12 include products and create UMD 5.0.1 Joao Planned 8

Supported products

Product UMD4/CentOS7 UMD4/CentOS8 Status and comments
XROOTD Y N In EPEL8
Globus/GCT Y N In EPEL8
GFAL2 Y N In EPEL8
Davix Y N In EPEL8
ARC-CE Y N In EPEL8
StoRM N N Storm planned release in C7 for March 2020, plans for C8 to be provided
VOMS-Admin N N VOMS Admin is not yet released for CENTOS 7, and that will be the main new package.
VOMS-Server N N Minor changes will be introduced in the VOMS server package (mainly, a systemd unit file), and the codebase is the one that correctly builds against openssl 1.1 (i.e. 2.1.0).
APEL Y N No feedback yet.
APEL-SSM Y N No feedback yet.
ARGUS Y N No feedback yet.
BDII-CORE Y N No feedback yet.
BDII-SITE Y N No feedback yet.
BDII-TOP Y N No feedback yet.
CanL Y N No feedback yet.
Canl-java N N No feedback yet for C8. Planned on C7.
CVMFS Y Y Supported with cvmfs-2.7.0.
DCACHE Y N No feedback yet.
DPM Y N No feedback yet.
UI Y N No feedback yet.
WN Y N No feedback yet.
Frontier-squid Y Y The C6/C7 rpm tested successfully on C8, no problems found.
FTS3 Y N No feedback yet.
GFAL2 Y N No feedback yet.
gLexec-wn Y N No feedback yet.
GridSite Y N No feedback yet.
CGSI-GSoap Y N No feedback yet.
QCG-COMPUTING Y N No feedback yet.
QCG-NTF Y N No feedback yet.
VOMS-CLIENTS Y N No feedback yet for C8. Planned on C7.
YAIM-CORE Y N No feedback yet.
Globus-Default Y N No feedback yet.
Security Y N No feedback yet.
Globus-GRAM5 Y N No feedback yet.
Globus-GridFTP Y N No feedback yet.
Globus-MYPROXY Y N No feedback yet.

Unsupported products