[CentOS] CentOS 5.4? anyone?

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Thu Oct 15 21:55:10 UTC 2009


aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Les Mikesell  
>> <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> It's not fun on the other side of this fence either.  Being kept in  
>>> the
>>> dark makes you imagine all sorts of scary things.
>> Oh give me a break. The CentOS developers have consistently released a
>> solid distribution. If I have to choose between an arbitrary release
>> date and a rock solid distribution, guess which way I'm going to go.
>>
>> I really think the best way to approach this -- since it appears to be
>> an issue every time there is a point release -- is to figure eight
>> weeks after the Red Hat release. Then you'll be pleasantly surprised
>> when the release is out sooner than that.
> 
> 
> Agreed with Ron.
> 
> I used RHEL5.4, broke a bunch of stuff so I switched back to Centos 5,3.
> 

Be specific, what "stuff" broke?

> I would almost encourage that Centos waits for RHEL patch release to  
> the kernel before they release it or bugs just get duplicated.
> 

Actually... duplicated bugs is intended.

> Or does Centos do that already?
> 


No, CentOS does not apply any patches that upstream doesn't apply.


Glenn


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