[CentOS-devel] are there any chances to see finished CentOS6 in 2011?

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Fri Dec 31 09:59:16 EST 2010


On 12/31/2010 02:44 PM, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Am 28.12.10 10:37, schrieb Filip Bartmann:
>
>> So why is CentOS development so closed? Why users can't have alphas,
>> or betas of this distro and must use some other rebuild as Scientific
>> Linux?
>
> One of the reasons is the sheer volume. CentOS is in use (wild educated
> guess here) on a massively larger scale than SL is. Just getting out the
> isos for an alpha or beta or whatever will take at least a day to two
> for getting on all mirror servers. If you also want to have the
> packages, it even might take longer.
>
> Ralph

In case the pressure for people to test CentOS6 pre releases wouldn't be 
a torrent sufficient?

Just thinking.

Timo


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