[CentOS] Release 6?
hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Thu Apr 1 13:19:57 UTC 2010
I'm not surprised at the "delay" for RHEL 6. Consider 2.x is still
supported this means they are supporting 4 different RHEL versions right
now. I would actually wait until at least 2.x dies..if not maybe 3.x
before spitting out another version.
On 4/1/2010 7:16 AM, Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> On 03/31/2010 11:43 PM, Milos Blazevic wrote:
>> Current RHEL life cycle is in fact 7 years.
>> Interesting, I remember hearing just the opposite - that they're about
>> to reduce the life cycle from 7 to 5 years, since allegedly no one uses
>> the same EL major release for more than 5 years. I mean, can you imagine
>> anyone who used RHEL 2.1 up until less than a year ago?
> So, if I set up a server with RHEL 5.5 or CentOS 5.4 today,
> I would only get updates until 14-Mar-2012, if the life
> time is reduced to 5 years?
> That's less than two years.
> That's a bit too short lifetime for my servers.
> Yes of course, I can upgrade to RHEL 6 when it comes out,
> but my reason for paying Red Hat is to avoid the upgrade.
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