Dag Wieers wrote: > Hi, > > We discussed this on #centos after yet another "centos" user had problem > using yum. What is missing is a page targetted at > integrators/distributors with a list of requirements for using the > "CentOS" product name or even saying it is derived, based or build on > CentOS. > This issue crops up often on the forums too. > We might be able to kill more than one bird with a single stone, so I am > looking for more things we want to prevent distributors/integrators doing > without making it impossible for them to use CentOS altogether. > > My first concern was the support problem, what do we (at minimum) expect > to have when users say they have a CentOS. A working yum using the CentOS > official repositories, a minimal set of official packages (which ?). > Cases seen on the forums often involve non-existent or broken yum and/or custom a non-CentOS kernel. Those users tend to get pointed to the BrokenVserver Wiki page. So an unadulterated working yum and CentOS kernel as a starting point? > Without complying to the list of requirements, they may not refer to > CentOS (and people will not have the wrong expectations for support). > > http://wiki.centos.org/About/CentOS-product-definition > > Feedback please ?