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Re: long term support release



On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 22:53 -0500, David Mansfield wrote:

> I use RHEL/CentOS extensively at work (versions 3, 4 and 5), and I'd
> have to disagree about that.  Tons of the 'cool' stuff that's in fedora
> gets left out of RHEL/CentOS.  I don't know who decides what 'makes the
> cut' for RHEL, but it certainly isn't the Fedora team. 

RHEL is based on fedora. They have to streamline a bit for support
reasons.

> 
> For example, gnumeric and git, both 'everyday' tools, are missing from
> CentOS 5, AFAIK, but I'm talking about tons of other goodies.  The RHEL
> package selection process is too restrictive it would seem.
> 

git is in epel - extras packages for enterprise linux - the repositories
are maintained by fedora contributors. 

-sv



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