[CentOS] EL 6 rollout strategies? (Scientific Linux)
johnny at centos.org
Thu May 12 16:53:22 UTC 2011
On 05/12/2011 10:09 AM, Craig White wrote:
> On May 12, 2011, at 2:05 AM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Mark Bradbury <mark.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Do you expect the C6.0 -> C6.1 differences to be more complex, or less
>>>>> complex than the C5.5 -> C5.6 differences ?
>>>>> And given that C5.6 took 3 months, are there any reasons why C6.1 would
>>>>> take no more than 1 month ?
>>>> Get over yourself Dag ... for goodness sake.
>>> Why? seems like a valid point to me.
>> But at that time there should only be one point release on the table,
>> instead of two point releases and one major release. Is everyone
>> forgetting that 4.9, 5.6 and 6.0 were all out at the same time?
> I think you are confusing overlap with simultaneous.
> • 2011-02-16: Distribution Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9
> • 2011-01-13: Distribution Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6
> • 2010-11-10: Distribution Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
> 2 months elapsed from release of 6.0 before 5.6 and more than another month before 4.9
> Hardly qualifies at the same time unless you consider 3 months to be essentially the same time.
OH, and most people take off Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's day
vacations, so the release of 5.6 and 6.0 are very close when you take
into account that usually most people take off 2-4 weeks of the time
between Mid November and the first week in January.
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