[CentOS] We haven't had a lot of demand for Fedora...people seem okay with CentOS!

Fri Feb 18 23:39:18 UTC 2011
Larry Vaden <vaden at texoma.net>

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at softdux.com> wrote:
> Larry, I suggest you leave this group while it's still safe todo so.
> What do you have against CentOS & FOSS ????

Absolutely nothing to the purity of Ivory soap :)  26 of our favorite
servers run CentOS.

Having read what Lamar wrote, namely:

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
There is plenty of documentation on how to do a Fedora rebuild
yourself on the Fedora project wiki.  And, not to beat a dead horse,
but EL6 is based off F12, and thus, once you have comps and a few
things, in theory the Fedora infrastructure, loaded with all the
buildrequires (a larger package set than the distributed SRPMS) for
EL6, would churn out EL6 builds and composes.

This poster doesn't have a spare box, so after reading Lamar's post
about how to learn, GMail mentioned $FREE Xen vboxen over at

When queried about whether a FC14 image was available and thus a vbox
on which the learning process could proceed, the subject line was the

Thus, the compliment to the CentOS Team and to the CentOS Community
for the wisdom of selecting CentOS as the beneficiary of their hard
work and for their choice of an OS, respectively.

Some may perceive ambiguity in the subject line :(