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

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 08:33:47 EDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 2:12 AM, Manuel Wolfshant
<wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
> On 03/24/2011 11:07 AM, Dag Wieers wrote:

>>>>> if you examine certain packages you will notice that there are linking
>>>>> differences between what SL ships and what RH ships.
>>>> Can you give an example of such package/binary?
>>> I can but I am not sure that I may. So I won't.
>> Manuel,
>>
>> I don't see any reason why you may not share incompatibilities found in
>> Scientific Linux ? Can you shed a light on why that is ?
>>
>> Other team members already disclosed two of those, so is there a reason
>> why not all of them are shared with the Scientific Linux team ?
> There was no deep secret, just a matter of timming. It was not my answer
> to give, I wanted to be sure that Johny & Karanbir take the needed
> fixing steps first.

I just wanted to make a quick note that you/we are referring to the
*Alpha* version of SL 5.6. At that stage of the game, chances are that
they have not gone through all the testing. There are good reasons why
it is Alpha. I'm not saying the "incompatibility" issue will
definitely disappear in their Beta but this is just an observation
most people seem to be overlooking.

Akemi


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