[CentOS] RHEL 7 Beta is now public

Thu Dec 19 19:16:17 UTC 2013
Connie Sieh <csieh at fnal.gov>

On Thu, 19 Dec 2013, Warren Young wrote:

> On 12/17/2013 18:57, Andrew Wyatt wrote:
>> Yes, there are many missing -devel packages.  It's possible that they
>> didn't fit on the media though,

Look at

lftp ftp.redhat.com:/redhat/rhel/beta/7/x86_64/os/Packages> ls libedit* 

# rpm -qlp libedit-3.0-10.20121213cvs.el7.x86_64.rpm

-Connie Sieh
> I've run into two of these myself: libedit and libgd.  Both of these are
> living, useful libraries, without direct replacements.[*]
> Clearly there are RPMs shipped in the distro that require these
> libraries.  I guess Red Hat are saying that they don't intend that you
> develop your *own* software against these libraries.
> [*] (libedit is API-compatible with readline, but most apps that use it
> do so in order to avoid the GPL.  There are many alternatives to GD, but
> none are API-compatible.)
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