[CentOS] [CentOS-devel] https://blog.centos.org/2020/12/future-is-centos-stream/

Wed Dec 9 18:30:24 UTC 2020
Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>

On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 09:15:40AM +0200, Veli-Pekka Kestilä wrote:
> >Is it possible that more regressions will get through than have before?
> >Well, sure, some. But let's not pretend that even RHEL is ever
> >regression-free. It's software, after all, and there are bugs and
> >errata. I don't think that for most self-supported CentOS use, it will
> >be particularly dangerous to switch to Stream at all.
> It might or it might not. But you can't say to people in good faith
> anymore that it will be as stable as the current RHEL release.

Define stable. For most practical definitions of that and for most use
cases, it absolutely will be. For some it won't be, but I think there will
be few actual cases where it won't be _and_ CentOS Linux rather than RHEL
_was_ acceptable. 

> I have recommended CentOS to my customers as way to get going and
> also recommended getting the subscription for RHEL when possible
> afterwards.

I don't see why that would change. Or you may be able to get them started on
RHEL in some new cases.

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader