[CentOS] Are linux distros redundant?

Thu Apr 25 08:36:47 UTC 2019
Gary Stainburn <gary.stainburn at ringways.co.uk>

On Wednesday 24 April 2019 17:22:13 John R. Dennison wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 10:18:40AM -0400, mark wrote:
> > Nope. Well... actually, my manager's talking about Ubuntu or maybe even
> > FreeBSD. He's *extremely* upset with RH being so slow - 8 should have
> > been out for some time, for one, and a lot of 7, even with SCL, is far
> > behind,
> It should have been?  Says who?

I may only be guessing, but maybe he was referring to the age of C7. There is 
no doubt that C7 is now VERY old software wise.  I've just gone through 
building a new web server, and have had to use a lot of external repositories 
in order to pull in even reasonably new Postgresql / Apache / PHP etc.