[CentOS-devel] CentOS betas (was: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Wikipidia - Goodbye Red Hat and Fedora]])

Sun Oct 12 01:11:39 UTC 2008
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 6:34 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
>> CentOS should be putting out betas that match the RHEL betas so that you
>> can get access to it before the release.  Use Fedora as the technology
>> driver, use Betas as the bugfix cleanup for platform issues, and
>> eventually you get the "Enterprise" release.
> We do put out major release beta's. There was a CentOS-4/beta as well as a
> CentOS-5/Beta.
> Point releases's dont have public release upstream, which is why we dont get
> them, and we cant release them. If Redhat was to make those beta's public,
> we'd be more than happy to churn them out to the public.

My apologies for presenting a different view. I mis-thought that it
was due to a lack of time/other resources to do beta's versus public
release upstream.

> And thats not only for the 'Distro', but also 'add on' stuff like the
> WebStack, MRG, IPA etc.
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> Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/  : 2522219 at icq
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