Hosting End-Of-Life Fedora Base images?

Adam Miller maxamillion at
Tue Jul 21 16:05:19 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 2:33 PM, Chris Murphy <lists at> wrote:
> Isn't it true the install media ISOs are available indefinitely? And
> if so the security cat is already out of the bag, so that's not a very
> good argument. I'd say if we wanted to do something better it would be
> an image that's usable for both VM and containers, and would be the
> state of that version at the time it went EOL, i.e. it has all
> available updates baked into it. And then de-emphasize the original
> ISO as the way to run older versions of Fedora.

It is true that install media ISOs are available forever, but we don't
go backwards in time and create vagrant boxes or IaaS cloud qcow
images of old EOL'd Fedora releases that went EOL before those
technologies existed and/or became popular. I don't see why we would
start doing so now for docker images.


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