[CentOS] Changes at Red Hat confouding CentOS (was: What happened to 6.1)

Tue Nov 15 20:54:00 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Craig White <craig.white at ttiltd.com> wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2011, at 7:56 PM, Alan McKay wrote:
>>> Both CentOS and Scientific Linux *aim* at 100% binary compatibility
>>> and they are both doing their best toward that goal. However, neither
>>> is perfect.
>> That's interesting.  So how is it they've managed to come out with 6.1
>> (and so long ago at that)?
> ----
> I got the impression that the reason owes to the fact that Scientific Linux is using a koji build server and had it up and running perhaps even before the 6.0 release.
> http://lwn.net/Articles/446556/
> But in truth, don't trust what the non-invested people might speculate to be the reasons, the real answers can only come from the developers themselves.

And note that one of the SL developers has taken a position at Red
Hat, so things might be different in the future....