[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Wed Nov 10 15:22:43 EST 2010


Quoting Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>:

> hi Guys,
>
> On 11/10/2010 07:52 PM, Scott Silva wrote:
> > Last time there was only one build queue, so if 5.6 and 6 come out at the
> same
> > time, they will have to choose which one gets attention first. CentOS
> doesn't
> > have the multi-million dollar infrastructure to support multiple
> simultaneous
> > releases.
>
> Just a quick note here - the centos buildsystem, as used for centos4 and
> 5 has 8 builder 'threads'. So there is a fairly good potential for rapid
> builds.
>
> Having said that, were not going to use those for centos6, we have a 6
> node dedicated builder service that will get used for this.
>
> Over the next few days I'll post details on how you guys can keep track
> of whats going on. I'll also post some details on how everyone can get
> involved and help.
>
> Exciting times for sure :)

This is very exciting.  This also creates a tremendous amount of work for the
CentOS team.  I for one would like to thank the CentOS team for their continued
efforts as well as thanking them in advance for all the work that will go into
building CentOS 6.  You have my utmost respect and appreciation.

Barry


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