UBUNTU PRECISE 12.04 LTS END OF LIFE - Build Environment Updates
On Friday, April 28th 2017, Canonical is ending official support for Ubuntu Precise 12.04 (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases)
As we use Ubuntu Precise 12.04 as our default base image for our builds, we wanted to let you know what this means for Travis CI build environments.
All builds using Precise 12.04 after April 28th, the EOL date, will be working as usual.
For those using the default
sudo: falsecontainer-based Precise 12.04 images: everything will continue as it is.
sudo: requiredimages will be getting one last round of service and distribution updates, and will be available long-term as-is. These updates are already available and are tagged with
group: edge, and will be promoted to stable on May, 3rd 2017. We will retain the previous
group: deprecatedfollowing this update.
For those who need kernel-specific or dist-specific precise, we recommend specifying
dist: precisein your
.travis.ymlfile. This will move your builds to using fully virtualized machines, using our
We’re focusing on making the switch to our default stable image from Ubuntu Precise 12.04 to Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 in early Q3, sometime in July. We will begin to communicate more details about the change soon.
If you’d like to go ahead and start testing how Ubuntu Trusty would work for you, feel free to specify
dist: trusty directly in your
Of course, if you have any further questions about this, we’ll be at email@example.com to help you out.
-Build Infrastructure Team at Travis