When rockylinux is available and people are willing to switch to it there will be a humongous task waiting for many sysadmins.
This will entail a bit more than simply replacing the centos-release.rpm with rocky-release.rpm
Especially if you need to do it to dozens/hundreds if not thousands installations.
We must facilitate them in the migration to rocky linux.
I think ansible is very suited for this.
We need come up with a list with as many of possible issues that could occur.
A simpe example of an issue when replacing the centos-release rpm with the rocky-release.
- Handle customizations of the repo configuration files.