[CentOS] What happened to 6.1

Wed Nov 2 16:53:29 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> On Tuesday, November 01, 2011 11:24:24 AM Les Mikesell wrote:
>> If, in fact, you cannot rebuild a src rpm and get a working
>> copy then in that respect you might as well be using closed,
>> proprietary software.
> "Working" and "binary compatible" are two different things, and typically the 100% binary compatibility is most important for precompiled things and for closed source things.

But we are talking about working here.

> In the SOgo case, a recompile on the target box fixed the issue and resulted in a 'working' binary.  But it very possibly would not be 100% compatible with the same exact binary built from the same source code on a slightly different base.

Try the other way around: build RHEL from their src rpms, try to run
the 3rd party binary...  I thought you said that didn't work.  If you
can't rebuild that source so it works, you might as well not use open

   Les Mikesell
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