[CentOS] Differences between CentOS 7.x and CentOS 8.x OS

Sat Oct 5 01:14:33 UTC 2019
David G. Miller <dave at davenjudy.org>

On 10/4/19 6:59 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 04:52:28PM -0600, David G. Miller wrote:
>> On 10/3/19 1:37 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>>> On 10/3/19 5:49 PM, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I will appreciate it if someone can help me understand the differences
>>>> between CentOS 7.x and CentOS 8.x OS. I look forward to hearing from you
>>>> and thanks in advance.
>>> In short, CentOS 7.x is based on Fedora 19 while CentOS 8 is based on
>>> Fedora 28. Most of what is in those Fedora's is also in coresponding
>>> CentOS version. Fedora's might be much easier to compare.
> <snip>
>> This sort of cuts across two discussion threads but I found this one
>> first.  Silly question: has anyone tried using the Mate or Xfce
>> Fedora 28 spins as package sources with CentOS 8?
> I think someone did post recently that he took Mate from F28
> and with some judicious tweaking of the spec file got it built
> and working on C8. Sorry, I have no details.
Hopefully, the perpetrator will 'fess up and provide the details.


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