[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Wed Nov 10 15:57:10 EST 2010


Quoting Connie Sieh <csieh at fnal.gov>:

> 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

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

Absolutely.  Red Hat does a tremendous amount of heavy lifting to produce RHEL,
without which there would be no CentOS.  Red Hat also gets paid pretty well to
do so, and unless I am mistaken the CentOS team does not.  In any case, I
appreciate the work of Red Hat and the CentOS team.

Barry


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