[CentOS] redhat vs centos

Tue Nov 1 11:58:02 UTC 2011
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2011/11/1 Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>:
> On 11/01/2011 06:53 AM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>> 2011/11/1 Bob Hoffman<bob at bobhoffman.com>:
>>> I have been reading the threads on here with great ernest about redhat
>>> making a move to throw off centos compilations.
>>> I read some stories about microsoft wanting to work closer with centos
>>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/17/microsoft_and_centos/
>>> I have to update to centos 6 due to some needs of clients who need newer
>>> mysql and php (and installing them on centos5
>>> was too hard for me).
>> You can get updated php and mysql from ius community repo.
>> http://iuscommunity.org/
> I don't think the real question here is whether you can get updated
> packages from somewhere but if it's worthwhile to build upon centos when
> it's becoming increasingly difficult for centos to make releases.

Well, I mainly use RHEL on production systems - for many reasons. You
can also try use scientific linux..