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

Alexander Ustinov rusfearuth at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 04:55:36 EDT 2011


2011/3/24 Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de>

> Am 24.03.2011 03:07, schrieb Устинов Александр Александрович:
> > 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
>
> The funny thing is, the point you're bringing up is quite the reverse.
>
> In SL it reads:
> "> ... we have added several packages to Scientific Linux that are not
> found anywhere in the upstream release, including IceWM, OpenAFS, "
>
> In Centos it reads:
> "CentOS Extras - This repository contains items that provide additional
> functionality to CentOS ... horde framework and packages, freenx, apt,
> XFCE, and yumex"
>
> What is right though, in SL these extra packages exist in the default
> repo, not in an extra repo - but it is enabled by default in Centos.
>
> info from here:
> http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories
>
> Rainer
>
>
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Just have a read next message =) I wrote there about an another idea ;)

Kind regards,
Alexander Ustinov
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