[CentOS-devel] 5.6 impact on 6.0 Release plan


alex at alex-at.ru
Fri Jan 14 06:45:30 UTC 2011

Hubert Bahr <hab at hbahr.org> писал(а) в своём письме Fri, 14 Jan 2011  
07:59:10 +0300:

> A different perspective.  RHEL-5, CentOS-5 no matter what point change
> is essentially obsolete.  Thus the need for RHEL-6, CentOS-6 which are
> actually a couple of years late.  How much has changed form 5.5 +
> updates to 5.6.  How many existing systems will use the iso's instead of
> yum update.  Iso's are primarily used for new installs.  If I am making
> a new install, am I waiting for 5.6 or for 6.x?  I had to leave CentOS
> for many of my systems a couple of years ago because it did not support
> the newer applications.  So 6 fills a void currently painfully handled
> by Fedora instead of an enterprise class system.  Bug fixes are needed
> by installed systems, they should be released as soon as the bug is
> fixed.  Point changes are primarily a snapshot taken to speed up an
> install on a new system not to update a current system.
> Hubert

If you can afford Fedora on your systems, there isn't need to worry about  
C6, because you've already given up on stability.
And those who want stability, still use C5.

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