[CentOS] CentOS roadmap/EPEL
tom at ng23.net
Wed Jun 25 11:03:06 UTC 2008
> There are lots of exciting things happening in the CentOS ecosystem at
> the moment, by which I mean "upstream" or "across stream" in Fedora
> and RHEL.
> I'm thinking of projects that equip RH-like EL in general for serious
> entry into the enterprise, things like the Fedora Directory Server,
> and RedHat's Emerging Technologies projects such as Cobbler, FreeIPA
> and Ovirt. Also JBoss middleware.
> Will these sort of packages end up in CentOS eventually, or are there
> any major problems installing EPEL packages on CentOS?
> I know CentOS is very popular in the web hosting world, but enterprise
> grade directory servers, provisioning servers and virtualisation
> technologies could also see greater take up of CentOS in areas like
> local government and education for example (medium sized but slightly
> cash-challenged organisations).
> I suppose this is some kind of roadmap question, or a question about
> using EPEL packages on CentOS. Personally, I'm interested in using
> these "emerging technologies" in the local government environment.
personally i already use epel in CentOS and have had no issues -
specifically i use this for cobbler/koan
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