[Centos] Maintainers and security updates

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Sep 8 16:54:08 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 08:43, Michael Rock wrote:
> Hi, can someone tell how many are behind maintaining
> the site and converting security and regular RHEL
> fixes for Centos-3? I see the last round of security
> updates for RHEL were turned out in a day which is
> impressive. 

That is the norm for CentOS ... about 1-2 days from the release.

> Trying to get an idea if Centos has alot of community
> support and being maintained by more than one person.
> I am not confident enough yet in building my own
> updates.

I know that Seth Vidal and Lance Davis do the official CentOS-3 updates
... there may be more people as well.

> I am another RH 7.1/8.0 admin that labored over the
> decision to go with Fedora Legacy 6 months for these
> servers only to find mailings to stop without any
> notice. Since it seemed awfully quiet for a time I
> checked their website and found support suspended for
> these version due to lack of community involvement.  
> So doing a little more investigating this time to see
> if the community is really into the project before
> settling down with a solution.

I haven't seen many issues with CentOS ... I recommend it.

Johnny Hughes

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