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Re: Server SIG - work areas



Rodd Clarkson píše v Út 09. 12. 2008 v 20:57 +1100:
> On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 16:28 +0200, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> 
> > Signed-up for the list.  This all sounds great for a start, Dan.  I'm
> > sure it'll develop more over time, as long as we're flexible enough to
> > allow for that.
> 
> Signed up too.
> 
> I will however preface that the single most important 'feature' I want
> on a server is long term support.
> 

See the FAQ - there will be no "long term support" for Fedora

> I love Fedora, and on the desktop I'm more than happy to juggle to
> constant updates and the re-installs that come every six months or so.
> 
> However, on the server, I don't want to be doing this.  I want to know
> that the httpd server I set up will still be getting update 3, 4 or 5
> years out.  As such I don't use fedora for servers currently.  (I
> usually use CentOS).
> 
> However, making sure that fedora is doing what I need it to do on the
> server is important because fedora is the basis for RHEL (is the basis
> for CentOS).

But there is one way, how to achieve similar goal - make EPEL more
complete. Because you probably know how is RHEL created - it is a subset
of one Fedora release. Then add the remaining packages via EPEL and you
have Fedora with long term support.


		Dan



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