[CentOS] Centos 6 Update?

Thu Apr 7 23:06:40 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Scott Silva wrote:
> on 4/7/2011 2:28 PM Les Mikesell spake the following:
>> On 4/7/2011 3:55 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
>>> On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>> rebuilding RHEL src rpms under RHEL, it should be made
>>>> public and either fixed or acknowleged as the intended
>>>> outcome.
>>> Off topic here as to what RHEL and its vendor should or should
>>> not do, Les.
>> OK, I'll rephrase.  What they do do should be made public.
>>> And 'self-hosting' has NEVER been a goal of the upstream's
>>> full product line [and indeed cannot be, as parts of it
>>> include binary blobs for which sources are not released]
>> And yet, there are probably people who believe that RH releases sources 
>> that can be rebuilt to usable binaries and make decisions based on that.
> The GPL says they must release source. It doesn't say they have to also
> release any magic spells they use to compile it.

If you compile RH sources, you *will* get usable distro, just not binary 
compatible with RHEL.