[CentOS] Spacewalk or Puppet?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Nov 5 16:07:57 UTC 2009


> Les Mikesell wrote:
>
>> already know how to use them.  Imagine if every free OS distribution had
>> included a broken copy of bash and perl and maybe even C and internally
>> modified their code so things still mostly worked.
>
> Were you around back in the late 90s when redhat shipped a broken
> gcc? :) Even today redhat seems to have the biggest mind share and perhaps

That was 2.96, I think?
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> And even if tomcat was included it's not exactly the easiest thing to
> use out of the box, even after almost 7 years of using tomcat I still
> find regular old apache 10x easier to manage, so I lean towards more
> basic solutions when they present themselves.

Yeah - tomcat eats memory, and that's what I was thinking of when I
mentioned java errors resulting in 50, 100, 200 lines of useless stack
trace.
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