[CentOS] Oracle tries to capture CentOS users

Sun Jul 22 19:02:06 UTC 2012
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 07/20/2012 08:12 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> And I*love*  the chart... never mind that RH changed the build structure
> to give Oracle pain, and it hurt us

That change affects Oracle because they update and modify the kernel. 
Since it's not pristine + patches like other SRPMs, Oracle has a moving 
target and may need to manually fix each of the patches that they apply.

CentOS simply rebuilds the package, and I'm reasonably certain that I 
recall statements from the CentOS maintainers that Red Hat's changes 
don't affect their process.  I don't think your argument holds water.