RFC: EOL of mediawiki from EL-4, EL-5, EL-6

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 20:57:38 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 13:38, Jeff Sheltren <jeff at osuosl.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I plan to EOL mediawiki for the EPEL releases for EL-4,5,6 due to
>> packaging newer ones using mediawiki114,mediawiki115, mediawiki116.
> As far as I can see, 1.14 is not supported upstream.  How do you
> propose handling security issues with that version?  How will you
> handle the transition from 1.15 when that loses upstream support?

I do not plan to handle security issues. The reason for 1.14 is that

a) I don't leave people hanging with the old version that was in EPEL.
b) if mediawiki were removed from the repo people who HAD to have
mediawiki114 had something.

> -Jeff
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