CentOS 8.0.1905 build status

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George99
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CentOS 8.0.1905 build status

Post by George99 » 2019/05/10 09:58:30

To follow the build status of Centos 8: https://wiki.centos.org/About/Building_8

gulikoza
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Re: CentOS 8.0.1905 build status

Post by gulikoza » 2019/05/10 17:42:12

Module stream versions are tied to certain timestamps which means you can't rebuild the RHEL or Fedora and get the exact same version name.
Does this mean that CentOS will no longer be 1:1 with RHEL because the names of the RPMS will no longer be the same?
Or is there some plan to 'change buildtime/rename RPM' to get 1:1 with RHEL?

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Re: CentOS 8.0.1905 build status

Post by jlehtone » 2019/05/10 18:18:27

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet
Doesn't CentOS even now (and in the past) offer compatible, rather than identical packages? Names don't dictate.

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Re: CentOS 8.0.1905 build status

Post by Mike_Rochefort » 2019/06/03 00:25:55

My assumption will be that the modules and the actual packages in the modules will be the same, just the final naming (the part with the time stamp) will be a bit different.

This is a uneducated assumption, though.

Cheers,
Mike

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