[CentOS] Is there a difference between RHEL 6 and 5.6?

Wed Jan 19 23:17:37 UTC 2011
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 01/19/2011 02:58 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm at htt-consult.com>  wrote:
>> On 01/19/2011 01:33 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> On 01/19/2011 11:46 AM, Kenneth Porter wrote:
>>>> --On Wednesday, January 19, 2011 2:41 PM -0500 Kwan Lowe
>>>> <kwan.lowe at gmail.com>     wrote:
>>>>> Yes, they are very different. RHEL6 has a lot of new functionality.
>>>>> RHEL 5.6 is the current version of RHEL5.
>>>> Which has a little bit of new functionality, notably bind and php stuff.
>>> Oh? Which bind? I want to implement DNSSEC for my domain...
>> So I figured out the google search that got me to:
>> http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.6_Release_Notes/index.html
>> This has BIND 9.7 that I need.  From other things in the notes it
>> *looks* like it is based on F14.  At least in part.
> More like Fedora 12, with some backports. RHEL, and thus the pending
> CentOS release, is always at least one year behind the leading edge
> Fedora at release time due to the long and extensive testing and
> burn-in cycles necessary for a production environment.

F12 had BIND 9.6.  I think...

I guess that is one of the backports, if I understand that term right.