[CentOS] .NET on Centos.

Thu Jun 30 14:29:22 UTC 2016
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 06/28/2016 12:52 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 06/28/2016 12:17 PM, Peter Q. wrote:
>> Hi there, I was reading about it.
>> https://www.redhat.com/en/about/blog/net-core-now-available-and-supported-red-hat-enterprise-linux-and-red-hat-openshift
>> What will happen with Centos and .NET?
>> In the side of security and stability.
> That announcement, and this website:
> http://developers.redhat.com/dotnet/
> Are both Microsoft and Red Hat initiatives / agreements.  The .NET being
> discussed is in OpenShift containers running on Microsoft's Azure Cloud.
> None of that is currently slated, to the best of my knowledge, to be
> rolled into the Base distribution for RHEL.  Therefore it is also not
> being  added into the CentOS Linux distribution.  If / when Red Hat does
> add things into the base RHEL Server, Workstation, Desktop platforms and
> releases the source code for it, we will of course rebuild that source
> code and add the resulting software to CentOS Linux.
> Another method of getting things into the CentOS universe is to start a
> Special Interest Group that provides optional software to CentOS
> repositories (Currently things like Xen support, GlusterFS, Ceph, RDO,
> Software Collections, Opennfv, etc). I do not know of any current or
> planned .NET SIG for CentOS.  There certainly could be one in the future
> (if there is interest), or one of the current SIGs might need to bring
> in .NET for developing software for their SIG.  But I currently know of
> no one bringing it in.
> Microsoft has stated that will also make .NET Core available for Ubuntu,
> Debian and CentOS Linux.  That is not something that I know anything
> about right now either.
> The CentOS team certainly welcomes development software like .NET being
> provided by the software owner for use on CentOS Linux.

I am hearing now that there should be some kind of release of dotnet
source code into git.centos.org sometime soon.  I don't yet know if it
will be code that goes into base CentOS or if it will be code built buy
one or more of the Special Interest Groups.

When I know more, so will the list.

Johnny Hughes

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