[CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed

Tue Apr 27 17:05:10 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/27/2010 11:51 AM, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Does anyone else think it is extremely strange that Red Hat introduced
>> an incompatible base library change late in the life of their enterprise
>> OS?  Or that VMware hasn't followed with a matching change in subsequent
>> updates?  I don't get it
> VMware appears to be intentionally slow-motion killing their VMware
> Server product in favor of ESX/ESXi. They declined to publish needed
> security updates for Server in the latest round and if you check the
> lifecycle support web page they say "VMware Server was declared End Of
> Availability on January 2010. Support will be limited to Technical
> Guidance for the duration of the support term." They also are not
> offering support contracts for it as far as I can see.
> I wouldn't count on any meaningful updates for it.

Yes, but that doesn't explain Red Hat releasing an incompatible library 
update in the first place when nearly the entire reason for using their 
enterprise product or things based on it is that they had a reputation 
for not breaking things with updates and they used to be good at it.

    Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com