[CentOS] Design changes are done in Fedora

Mon Jan 12 01:29:34 UTC 2015
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2015-01-12, Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> PS I guess I just mention it. I'm quite happy about CentOS (or RedHat if I
> look back). One day I realized how happy I am that I chose RedHat way
> back, - that was when all Debian (and its clones like Ubuntu,...) admins
> were fighting with the consequences of this:
> http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1571 . If I had Debian machine I
> would not only regenerate all key pairs, certs, etc. I would question
> sanity of that box then, and will not be certain what confidential stuff
> could have been stolen from it... I realized then that that level big flop
> never happened to RedHat. I couldn't even point to something that would
> constitute big flop RedHat of then. One only criticizes something while
> one cares about it ;-)

Heartbleed was pretty scary, no?  I'd consider that at least as bad as
the predictable number generator issue.


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