Fedora Core 6 HUGE problem

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue May 29 19:11:34 UTC 2007


Ric Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 13:08 +0930, Tim wrote:
>> I don't have a problem with the FOSS stance with Fedora.  There's plenty
>> of other Linux distros for those who don't care about that.
> 
> I do have to applaud Fedora for one thing... they drew the line in the
> sand and they have stuck to their guns with regards to FOSS since he
> beginning. You can depend on that. 
> 
> So, I have maintained Java, Firefox, gspca and nVidia source tarball
> installs in /opt from their respective sites for a long time, with nary
> a burp in the barrel. It Just Works. (tm) To be running Firefox 1.5 is
> just pure anathema to me. Nor do I have to get into the politics of it
> all. Of course some may regard this as a case of my own situational
> morality, <g> but there it is... it works. Ric


Can I paraphrase your advice as: "Fedora is a system with a nice 
packaging and update mechanism. Don't use them."?

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   Les Mikesell
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