[CentOS] looking for cool, post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Sep 17 16:05:02 EDT 2010

On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Les Mikesell wrote:

> Agreed that it's good to know how - but 'there isn't any rpm' should
> really mean there isn't any rpm at any well-maintained location, not
> just in the base system or that you didn't bother to look.  Every
> time you build something yourself you are taking on the job of
> maintaining it forever and probably leaving people in a lurch when
> you leave and someone else has to figure out what non-standard
> things you did.

  i agree with this.  i'm looking for extra goodies that don't involve
possibly violating corporate IT policy by downloading and building new
packages to be installed on mission-critical servers.  there are
certainly enough existing packages at trustworthy repos that i don't
need to go beyond that.



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