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

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 24 14:20:42 EDT 2011


On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 13:48 -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Thursday, March 24, 2011 01:01:11 pm Dag Wieers wrote:
> > Well, you had plenty, RPMforge, FreshRPMS, ATrpms, NewRPMS, PlanetCCMA, 
> > and many many more. That was before something like Fedora Extras existed.
> 
> It was even before Fedora the distribution existed; you of course had the fedora.us repository.....
> 
> But I distinctly remember using a mix of the above with Red Hat Linux 9, and prior, using apt-rpm (and by hand before apt-rpm existed), before Seth tackled the problem yum solved really well.

The first release of yum was used for rhl 7.1/.2/.3

Just to get things into proper perspective.

-sv




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