[Centos] Maintainers and security updates
hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Wed Sep 8 18:04:10 UTC 2004
where is the subscribe pge for the devel list or is that private?
Greg Kurtzer wrote:
> Are you curious how many people have access to the private key? If so, then
> just 4.
> If you are interested in how many people contribute or help the project, then
> the number is much higher. For the re-spinning of Centos3 with the U3 updates,
> we are already looking at a shared model for this (ie: certain people
> maintaining the updates, another group to maintain the ISO's, and someone else
> to maintain the base OS and rebuild when necessary (ie. RHEL4), etc...).
> Being part of the cAos Foundation also means that there are other people that
> will help with bugzilla, web site, mailing lists, server administration, and
> also bandwidth costs. We are trying to share as much of the load as possible
> and leverage the resources that we have through donations and monatary
> One of my goals when creating the initial caos project and which is now a goal
> of the Foundation itself, is that our projects utilize a significant amount of
> time, and being able to "share the load" through the community actually makes
> the amount that one person has to do quite less.
> I am very appreciative to all of the people that have contributed to the cAos
> Foundation and its projects. Without the community helping, we would not be
> where we are today. With that said, we still need more help. If any of our
> projects interest you, then please volunteer your efforts or contribute to the
> As far as the U3 release of Centos, there was some talk about it on the
> centos-devel mailing list, and they are coming. Please stand by for some
> announcements. ;)
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 06:43:57AM -0700, Michael Rock told me:
>>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
>>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
>>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.
>>Do you Yahoo!?
>>Yahoo! Mail - 50x more storage than other providers!
>>CentOS mailing list
>>CentOS at caosity.org
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Isa 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper;
and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou
shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.
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