[CentOS] The delays on CentOS 5.6 are causing EPEL incompatibilities

Tue Mar 22 22:58:28 UTC 2011
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 03/21/2011 07:08 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Matthew Feinberg <matthew at choopa.com> wrote:
>> I don't see the problem here. I just tested this and it works fine. The
>> drupal6 package only requires php 5.2 or greater.
> Right. The php53 package is in the upstream vendor's updates, all of
> which are held up for CentOS release behind the 5.6 release. I'd like
> to see it get somewhere into the CentOS 5.5 releases, even if it's one
> of a select few components in the "updates" that are published in the
> 5.5 release.
> It's hard to consider CentOS "equivalent to the upstream vendor's OS"
> if the updates are so far behind that commonly available packages are
> incompatible with it.

So ... go away and don't use it.  Is someone forcing you to use CentOS?

What other distribution that is free has released their 5.6 release?

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