[CentOS] Are linux distros redundant?

Thu Apr 25 11:35:53 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 04/25/19 04:36, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> 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.

Got it in one - that's exactly why he thinks it should have been out before.