[CentOS] Getting ready for CentOS 5.4

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 02:08:33 UTC 2009

On Mar 31, 2009, at 9:51 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 09:27 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
>>> Ubuntu is fine - if that gives Les what he's looking for, then I  
>>> say,
>>> great. What's the point of this ongoing discussion anyway?
>> It looked like Les was exploring the idea of trying something else  
>> and I
>> have been through that and I thought I'd share some of the issues you
>> get when you do that if you do not mind.
> ----
> Les has been around a long time and certainly is knowledgeable about
> many forms of UNIX, Linux, Windows and OS X. He seems to enjoy  
> fomenting
> discussions about what it is that Red Hat does in general that doesn't
> suit him but given CentOS philosophy to track upstream as closely as
> possible, there is no possibility that it will the distribution that
> will totally satisfy his wants.
> I see Ubuntu doing much the same things as Fedora and that probably
> won't be as much of a change as he had hoped but c'est la vie. What he
> actually wants is a distribution that flips the middle finger to all  
> & Free License restrictions, comes with proprietary video drivers,
> codecs, Sun Java, Adobe stuff, with the latest versions of most
> everything but is stable. I hope that he finds it.

Hey Les, maybe it's OpenSolaris your looking for.

You should try it before it becomes OpenAIX.


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