[CentOS] Spacewalk or Puppet?

R P Herrold herrold at centos.org
Thu Nov 5 16:15:39 UTC 2009


On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

>> 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?

or perhaps you refer to egcs, which was an earlier effort to 
poke a stick in the lagging FSF effort

not to troll here, but the argument may be made that the 2.96 
demoninated gcc variant was more stable (less 'broken') than 
its upstream at like level.  Bero is long gone from Red Hat of 
course, but I have an archival copy of his statement here:
 	http://www.owlriver.com/tips/gcc-296-bero/

May we have a new Subject on this drifted thread if it 
continues, please?

-- Russ herrold


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