[master] e759dfeee whats-new: Don't drop el8 packaging just yet

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:56:05 UTC 2022

commit e759dfeee6d063e39f4e4be90bb915d09a0002f2
Author: Dridi Boukelmoune <dridi.boukelmoune at gmail.com>
Date:   Mon Mar 14 14:05:56 2022 +0100

    whats-new: Don't drop el8 packaging just yet

diff --git a/doc/sphinx/whats-new/changes-trunk.rst b/doc/sphinx/whats-new/changes-trunk.rst
index 64c3b4287..f72626cfc 100644
--- a/doc/sphinx/whats-new/changes-trunk.rst
+++ b/doc/sphinx/whats-new/changes-trunk.rst
@@ -214,10 +214,10 @@ Platform Support
-With the End of Life of CentOS 8, there will be no more packages for Red Hat
-Enterprise Linux 8 and its derivatives. We track CentOS Stream in Continuous
-Integration so Varnish Cache is expected to work on this platform, but there
-will be no el8 packages from now on.
+With the End of Life of CentOS 8, we will build el8 packages on almalinux
+from now on. This means that we will always target the oldest el8 branch.
+For example a package built for el8.5 is not guaranteed to work on el8.1
+even though the latter may still be supported by Red Hat.

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