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Re: [vox] Re: RedHat business
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Re: [vox] Re: RedHat business

Their Fedora FAQ implies that you can use up2date, but
it's unclear for how long they'll make errata
available for each release. Fedora also includes
support for the apt and yum rpm repositories, which
many have used and loved as an alternative to RedHat's
up2date. I'm assuming that  the community behind
Fedora and not necessarily Red Hat will decide when
and for how long to release updates for each release.

For my personal desktop, I'm taking a wait and see
attitude before I migrate to RHEL WS or another
alternative such as Debian.


--- Jonathan Stickel <jjstickel@myrealbox.com> wrote:
> David Margolis wrote:
> > 
> > RedHat's commitment to support Fedora users for
> free (via up2date?) seems
> > pretty generous too.  They probably figured they
> couldn't charge for
> > something every apt user was already getting
> (especially with the recent
> > howto on apt for rpm that was just printed in one
> of the magazines).
> > 
> Is this true, that Fedora can be kept "up to date"
> with "up2date", for 
> free?  I would be really surprised, since RedHat has
> clamped down on 
> up2date's free use over the last few months (I know
> from personal 
> experience).  Can anyone vouch for this?  I wasn't
> aware of "apt for 
> rpm" either.  Does it work well, with Fedora?
> Maybe it's too early yet for people to know these
> answers, but I would 
> really like to know.
> Jonathan
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