[CentOS-devel] https://blog.centos.org/2020/12/future-is-centos-stream/

Thu Dec 10 15:50:35 UTC 2020
Rich Bowen <rbowen at redhat.com>

On 12/9/20 12:32 PM, David Hrbáč wrote:
>     I don't use CentOS Stream, I use RHEL. I use RHEL to develop software
>     for RHEL and compatible OS clones, including CentOS. If Stream retains
>     binary compatibility, and specifically kernel ABI compatibility, then
>     the users of the software packages we develop can continue to use them.
>     If not, they can't. Simple as that. So please don't push rolling kernel
>     updates to Stream that break the kernel ABI.
> Rolling kernel updates are going to kill all the traditional HPC 
> clusters. Almost 25% of the TOP 500 HPC clusters run CentOS. See 
> https://www.top500.org/statistics/list/ 
> <https://www.top500.org/statistics/list/>

I was under the impression that practically all of those run custom 
kernels anyway, right?