CentOS Stream 9 is the next major release of the CentOS Stream distribution. CentOS Stream is developed in collaboration with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) engineering team, and with you, the CentOS community.
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What is CentOS Stream? 🎥
How contributions to CentOS Stream work 🎥
- Initial announcement: 2020-12-08
- Sources available: 2021-02-19
- Build system available: 2021-04-26 (announcement)
- Compose infrastructure available: 2021-04-29 (announcement)
- First community contribution: 2021-04-20 (submitted), 2021-05-05 (merged)
- Manually-signed composes available: 2021-08-12
- Available in SIG build system: 2021-09-03 (announcement)
- Containers available: 2021-09-18
- Automated signing for composes: 2021-09-15
- Available on mirrors: 2021-09-30 (announcement)
- Available in CI infrastructure: 2021-10-20 (announcement)
- Expected EOL: End of RHEL9 “full support” phase (Estimated 2027)
Contributions to CentOS Stream are being accepted now. Proposed contributions are evaluated by the RHEL engineering team, since a contribution to CentOS Stream is a contribution to RHEL.
See the CentOS Stream Contributor’s Guide for details on how this process works, and to make your first contribution.
Notable community contributions so far:
- Neal Gompa updated PipeWire to 0.3.32 and enabled JACK (BZ#1956854)
- Davide Cavalca added default configs to enable systemd-oomd and make it usable out of the box (BZ#1962255)
- Neal Gompa added Wayland support for the GNOME Classic session (BZ#2015914)
- Andrew Lukoshko added product config for AlmaLinux (BZ#2004653)