[CentOS-devel] Why not a fusion between CentOS and SL?

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 22:12:09 EDT 2011


2011/3/23 Устинов Александр Александрович <rusfearuth at gmail.com>:
> SL has extra packages (it means they wasn't included into RHEL) that was
> included in it.
> ... we have added several packages to Scientific Linux that are not found
> anywhere in the upstream release, including IceWM, OpenAFS, Revisor, Live
> USB Creator, YUM auto-update, external YUM repositories... (c)
> from http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=06549
> SL and CentOS like two people that go different ways, but have the common
> base.
> Kind regards,
> Alexander Ustinov

Can those packages go in a separate channel, much as "centosplus" is a
separate channel? I don't have the spare environments to really spin
that distribution up right now for the side by side comparison.


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