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0017970CentOS-7generalpublic2020-12-30 11:26
Reporterxkszltl Assigned To 
PriorityhighSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version7.9.2009 
Summary0017970: dotnet core version on CentOS 7 somehow staled, with both security and functional issues
DescriptionOriginally reported here: https://forums.centos.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=76645

Currently, for .NET Core 3.1, /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Dotnet.repo only provides rh-dotnet31-3.1-3.el7.x86_64.
It is an old version containing many bugs, some of them are even security-related.
Microsoft has release several versions since then, and RHEL 7 shipped those updates as well AFAIK.

In Microsoft installation doc, it also recommend to use Microsoft-hosted version on CentOS 7, and SCL version on RHEL 7:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-centos
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-rhel

Searched around and haven't found any answer about this divergence.
Can someone help explain what's going on with CentOS 7's dotnet repo, for not updating according to RHEL/Microsoft releases?
Is it deprecated?
Also, for .NET 5, will it be available as SCL packages on CentOS 7?
Tagscentos, centos7, dotnet, netcore, rh-dotnet31
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-12-24 14:08 xkszltl New Issue
2020-12-24 14:09 xkszltl Tag Attached: centos
2020-12-24 14:09 xkszltl Tag Attached: centos7
2020-12-24 14:09 xkszltl Tag Attached: dotnet
2020-12-24 14:09 xkszltl Tag Attached: netcore
2020-12-24 14:09 xkszltl Tag Attached: rh-dotnet31