[virt-tools-list] [virt-manager PATCH 0/1] RFC: handle rolling distros

Pino Toscano ptoscano at redhat.com
Tue Feb 19 13:42:17 UTC 2019

On Friday, 15 February 2019 13:28:57 CET Pino Toscano wrote:
> I recently sent the addition of the "rolling" release status to
> osinfo-db/libosinfo:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libosinfo/2019-February/msg00078.html
> Once the above patch series is accepted, virt-manager can tweak its EOL
> detection: if a distro has no EOL date set, then always consider it
> supported. This way, existing rolling distros (e.g. Gentoo, Arch Linux,
> etc) are always show when searching for a distro without enabling the
> EOLed distros; OTOH, if a rolling distro is discontinued, adding a EOL
> date for it will hide it by default.
> RFC because of the dependency with another patch series which is still
> pending.  Of course, comments on the approach (or even on that series)
> are welcome.

BTW, the patches for libosinfo/osinfo-db were accepted.

Pino Toscano
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