[CentOS-devel] CentOS Streams q&a

Jim Perrin

jperrin at centos.org
Tue Sep 24 20:19:27 UTC 2019

On 9/24/19 11:34 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Jim Perrin:
>> Okay, now that the release is out, and everything is announced properly.
>> I'm happy to answer questions about Stream.
> Thanks, here we go:
> Will there be multiple streams or just one?

Currently there is just one stream. We (CentOS and RH) may choose to add
more in the future. (please keep in mind, lots of this is *handwave* so
sometimes technical details will drive policy, other times the other way

> Is your priority to deliver the kernel first, against regular CentOS 8
> userspace, or will all packages be treated the same?

We're starting with the kernel, and will work out plans to expand. I
don't want to treat the kernel or any other package as 'special' but it
was one of the simpler "big ticket" pieces to start with.

Jim Perrin
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