"For those relying on CentOS 8 to enjoy the reliability and features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 but without the licensing costs, etc, that will end in 2021. "

So that's how #IBM thinks it'll make even more business with #GNU/#Linux.

I'm testing #CentOS #Stream and it is actually quite cool. But killing of the 1:1 rebuild from #RHEL8 sources is a mistake IMHO. A big mistake - at least if #RedHat won't provide a much more open access to the original #RHEL itself.


"So, with #CentOS #Linux shifting direction from a downstream project to an upstream platform, what are your options?

You can opt for #openSUSE, #Debian, #Ubuntu or maybe another #RHEL fork by the original CentOS creator?

Yes, that is what #Rocky Linux is all about!"

And - BANG - it forked. Oh how I love #FLOSS...


#rockylinuy #gnu #redhat #ibm


@jack I wish the term "fork" was not confused by Github. Most people think of a fork as a clone, but Github forks are children of the parent repo and keep track of changes just like a branch. Parent repo goes away, so do all forks.

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