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RHEL-based Scientific Linux stops development Related devices will be migrated to CentOS

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2019/4/25 9:31:24     readed:247

The members who currently maintain the release are finally decided to take a break and will not release the new version in the future.

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Fermilab's Pat Riehecky announced that the maintenance team said that CERN and other institutions specializing in scientific research will be migrated to the CentOS Linux 8 system, which is expected to be available later this year and will be based on the RHEL 8 branch.

Pat Riehecky said: "To this end, we will deploy CentOS 8 in our scientific computing environment instead of developing Scientific 8. We will work with CERN and other laboratories to help make CentOS a better high-energy physics computing platform. ”

Currently, Fermilab will continue to maintain two branches, Scientific Linux, the 6.x and 7.x series, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, respectively. These releases will continue to be supported by software and security updates until they end in 2020 and 2024 respectively.

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