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== Description ==
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Each release of Fedora is maintained as laid out in the [[Fedora_Release_Life_Cycle#Maintenance_Schedule | maintenance schedule]].  At the conclusion of the maintenance period, a Fedora release enters ''end of life'' status. This procedure describes the tasks necessary to move a release to that status.

== Actions ==
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=== Set date ===
* FESCo responsibilities:
** Follow guidelines of [[Fedora_Release_Life_Cycle#Maintenance_Schedule | maintenance schedule]]
** Take into account any infrastructure or other supporting project resource contention
** Announce the closure of the release to the package maintainers.
=== Reminder announcement ===
* from FESCo chair to f-devel-announce, f-announce-l, including
** date of last update push (if needed)
** date of actual EOL
=== Koji tasks ===
* disable builds by removing targets
koji remove-target dist-f12
koji remove-target dist-f12-updates-candidate
* Purge from disk the signed copies of rpms that are signed with the EOL'd release key
=== Bodhi tasks ===
In puppet, set the push scripts to not push the old release:
diff --git a/configs/system/fedora-updates-push
index 2c05334..39e25f7 100755
--- a/configs/system/fedora-updates-push
+++ b/configs/system/fedora-updates-push
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
-for rel in 11 12 13; do
+for rel in 12 13; do
rsync -rlptDvHh --delay-updates $RSYNC_OPTS --exclude "repodata/*" \
        $SOURCE/f$rel-updates/ $DEST/$rel/ &>/dev/null
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ rsync -rlptDvHh --delay-updates $RSYNC_OPTS --delete
--delete-after \
        $SOURCE/f$rel-updates/ $DEST/$rel/ &>/dev/null
-for rel in 11 12 13; do
+for rel in 12 13; do
rsync -rlptDvHh --delay-updates $RSYNC_OPTS --exclude "repodata/*" \
        $SOURCE/f$rel-updates-testing/ $DEST/testing/$rel/ &>/dev/null
=== PackageDB ===
Set the release to be End of Life in the PackageDB.  Currently, that's done with the following db queries:
-- For the Package ACLs
update collection set statuscode = 9 where name = 'Fedora' and version = '11';
-- For the Application Database
select * from repos where shortname ~'^F-11-.*' and active = true;
-- Check that only repositories for the EOL repo are listed.
update repos set active = false where shortname ~ '^F-11-*' and active = true;
-- Make sure the same number of records were modified as previous select
=== Source Control (CVS) ===
* Branches for new packages in CVS are not allowed for distribution X after the Fedora X+2 release. New builds are no longer allowed for EOL Fedora releases.
=== AutoQA ===
The [[AutoQA]] project maintains a config file ({{filename|repoinfo.conf}}) that describes available package repositories and their inheritance.  When a Fedora release is EOL'd, the {{filename|repoinfo.conf}} file needs to be updated.  Please [ file an autoqa ticket] to modify the {{filename|repoinfo.conf}} file to remove pointers to the EOL'd release.
=== Bugzappers Tasks ===
* Close all open bugs
* [[BugZappers/HouseKeeping#End_of_Life_.28EOL.29 | End of life process]]
=== Bugzilla ===
* Update the description of Fedora in bugzilla for the current releases.
** Get someone from sysadmin-main to login as the user to bugzilla.
** Have them edit the description of the Fedora product here:
=== Docs tasks ===
* any?
=== Badges tasks ===
* Update the [ "cold dead hands" badge].
* Update the [ "cold dead hands" badge].
=== Cloud tasks ===
* Remove unsupported EC2 images from [[Cloud_images#Currently_supported_EC2_images]].
=== Final announcement ===
* from FPL to f-announce-l
** on EOL date if at all possible
** link to previous reminder announcement (use HTTPS)
==== Announcement content ====
* Consider this [ EOL announcement] from
** Note FAQ
== Verification ==
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== Consider Before Running ==
* Resource contention in infrastructure, such as outages
* Extenuating circumstances for specific planned updates, if any
* ot

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