[CentOS] redhat vs centos

Wed Nov 2 14:35:47 UTC 2011
Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 18:47, David Hrbáč <david-lists at hrbac.cz> wrote:
> Well, there are no other RHEL clones except SL/Centos. We have quite
> large infrastructure and we want it homogeneous as possible. Because we
> run a few boxes with IBM, Ora stuff we need "certified" OSes, certified
> is only RHEL or SuSE. So we are using RHEL and Centos. We have been
> running happily and smoothly for a few years with this concept. Because
> of the lastest issues with CentOS we are really considering moving back
> to Debian.

There is the Oracle "unbreakable" Linux (or whatever they call it),
which is a RHEL clone. The recent RH packaging changes are aimed
squarely at that distro from what I understand. The problem is that
the changes affect *all* clones the same way, including CentOS.

Dotan Cohen