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Re: fedora LTS , why not?



On Thursday 19 March 2009 12:07:42 Gordon Messmer wrote:
> Adel ESSAFI wrote:
> > My idea is to build a distribution that is based on Fedora at 100% with
> > 1. LTS
> > 2. with a very reduce number of packages
>
> I don't mean to rain on your parade, but I think you underestimate the
> amount of effort involved in this.  Fedora is a community with many
> members, and there still isn't enough manpower for an LTS release.  The
> Fedora Legacy group already had a run at this, and eventually shut down
> for exactly that reason.  People who are interested in something with a
> long lifetime are already using something else.  If you're interested in
> a GNU/Linux system with a long support lifetime and no charge, I'd
> suggest using CentOS.  Join up.  Put your effort into supporting their
> work, and when you see what's involved, you'll be glad you didn't try to
> do it on your own.

To be realistic (correct me if I'm wrong), RHEL is Fedora's LTS.  And CentOS 
is the free clone of RHEL.  Therefore, CentOS is Fedora's LTS. (I used pure 
logic here :) )

-- 
Armin Moradi


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