[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Connie Sieh csieh at fnal.gov
Wed Nov 10 15:29:39 EST 2010


On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Barry Brimer wrote:

> 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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We should also thank RedHat for if no RedHat then no CentOS.

-Connie Sieh


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