[CentOS] CentOS 5 and Fedora Core

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 15:30:22 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 23 December 2009 14:51:23 Matt wrote:
> If memory serves me correctly I was told CentOS 4.x was based on
> Fedora Core 3.  So when finding a rpm I always looked for one for
> Fedora Core 3 and then it seemed to install ok on CentOS 4.  Is CentOS
> 5 the same way and if so what Core is it based on?

CentOS 5 is based on Fedora Core 6.

That said, be warned that installing FC packages on CentOS is *not* a good 
idea. While it might work without issues in some cases, such practice is 
inviting trouble.

HTH, :-)

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