[CentOS] Centos 6 Update?

Thu Apr 7 15:36:47 UTC 2011
Brunner, Brian T. <BBrunner at gai-tronics.com>

centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 11:23 -0400, Brunner, Brian T. wrote:
>> centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
>>> On 7.4.2011 16:58, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> This sounds as if RH is responsible for not yet released CentOS 6 ?
>>> What did I miss ? What changes do you talking about ?
>> AIUI: In previous releases, RH distributed source + patches. 
>> Starting 
>> 6.0 RH releases patched source.  This makes backing out a patch, or
>> backporting patches from future development in Fedora (e.g.) far
>> more nightmarish than before. 
>> Also AIUI, it appears the (undisclosed) RH build environment changed
>> significantly, such that generating bit-for-bit identical binaries (a
>> CentOS objective) requires mind-reading RH folks by CentOS folks (aka
>> reverse-engineering the undisclosed RH build environment).
>> These two square wheels make the CentOS wagon a bit slower than
>> before. 
> I would appreciate an answer to one related question.
> Will CentOS release CentOS 6.0 as a production release?
> I see three possible answers: yes/no/TBD.

Answer 4: 
This is not just an answer of 
"yes it's a production release" 
"production releases are all that CentOS ever does."

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