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

Tue Nov 15 23:53:02 UTC 2011
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

Alan McKay wrote on 11/14/2011 09:56 PM:
>> 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)?
At least partly matter of priorities.  SL finally released 5.7 on 
09/14/2011 and just released the LiveCD/DVDs 11/02/2011.  They did 
provide "rolling" 5.x updates, analogous to CR, in the interim.  CentOS 
went for 5.7 before 6.1.