[CentOS] RHEL changes

Fri Jan 22 15:24:14 UTC 2021
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 1/22/21 9:10 AM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jan 2021 at 08:32, Gionatan Danti <g.danti at assyoma.it> wrote:
>> Il 2021-01-22 13:43 Nikolaos Milas ha scritto:
>>> I think we can expect Rocky Linux to provide a real solution to CentOS
>>> future. We shall know very soon, so let's just wait for a short while.
>> Hi, there are any specific reasons to not use Spingdale Linux?
>> As far I know, it already ships a RHEL 8.3 clone.
> My guess is that no one wants to go to a new OS alone. They want to go with
> all their mailing list buddies but they also want to make a STATEMENT to
> stick it in the eye of Red Hat for doing this. Going to a staid and quiet
> existing OS doesn't make that statement. Going to a competing company like
> Oracle does have the stick in the eye, but it already has its own community
> and ways of doing things in an Oracle way. A lot of grumpy old sysadmins
> are a drop in the bucket. Now Rocky has no history, no existing community
> and a bunch of old sysadmins could jump in and be just like they were
> elsewhere. So try and get everyone you know to go there.. [it also doesn't
> exist so if it doesn't work out you won't have moved your systems to it and
> then found you had to move it something else.]
Well, y'know, right now is sorta like after RH 9, when suddenly there 
was this RHEL, and IIRC, you could get it for free for home/small use, 
then suddenly it was "nope, gotta pay".

Been here before, not happy.