[CentOS-devel] Why not a fusion between CentOS and SL?

Thu Mar 24 18:33:46 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 3/24/2011 1:20 PM, seth vidal wrote:
>>> Well, you had plenty, RPMforge, FreshRPMS, ATrpms, NewRPMS, PlanetCCMA,
>>> and many many more. That was before something like Fedora Extras existed.
>> It was even before Fedora the distribution existed; you of course had the fedora.us repository.....
>> But I distinctly remember using a mix of the above with Red Hat Linux 9, and prior, using apt-rpm (and by hand before apt-rpm existed), before Seth tackled the problem yum solved really well.
> The first release of yum was used for rhl 7.1/.2/.3
> Just to get things into proper perspective.

Which at least freshrpms supported.

   Les Mikesell
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