[CentOS] Centos versions in the future?

Fri Jul 9 12:14:42 UTC 2021
Gionatan Danti <g.danti at assyoma.it>

Il 2021-07-09 13:57 Nikolaos Milas ha scritto:
> On 9/7/2021 1:14 μ.μ., Gionatan Danti wrote:
>> While I fully understand & agree on the motivation for keeping Rocky 
>> (and other clones) 1:1 with Red Hat, it should be understood that 
>> current RHEL packages selection itself is drifting away from 
>> small/medium business needs. So the core issue is a more fundamental 
>> one: Red Hat, our upstream, is walking away from traditional server 
>> needs.
> IMHO, this is a more fundamental discussion, which is beyond future
> CentOS versions and alternative RHEL-compatible projects and it
> deserves a separate thread.


> In any case, I think that the existence and continuous availability /
> maintenance of external RHEL / CentOS-compatible repositories probably
> provides a solution for most use scenarios. Of course, I cannot
> possibly know all actual needs, so I may be wrong.
> I need to recognize the fact that it appears there is still a shortage
> of packages for CentOS 8, even though it is active for quite long
> already. Maybe this is mainly due to EPEL difficulties.

This is my impression also.

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