On 10 July CentOS 6 has been, finally, released.
CentOS-6.0 is based on the upstream release of Red Hat EL 6.0 and includes packages from all variants. All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with.
Karanbir Singh has announced the release of CentOS 5.7, a free enterprise Linux distribution built from source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux of the same version number: "We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.7 for i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS 5.7 is based on the upstream release EL 5.7 and includes packages from all variants including server and client.
CentOS, Community ENTerprise Operating System, is a Linux distribution derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Not many would consider it a desktop distribution, but it could be configured as one, though it requires a bit more tweaking than other well known desktop distributions to just work. The latest stable version, CentOS 6, was released on [...]
If I want to compile an application which needs packages that are not provided by distribution's package manager and I want to generate a distribution package from it, do users who use this distribution package need all those extra libraries installed or will these libraries packed into the binary?
I messaged the list about two weeks about the drawterm package,
saying that I had flagged the package out of date, uploaded a working
package build to the page as a comment, and attempted to contact the owner
of the package two weeks prior; I then asked that the package be
orphaned/updated with my working package build.
I was asked by speps to send an email to th
OP doesn't mean that the package is out-of-date, OP means that the PKGBUILD in the AUR apparently only has a build function (no package function), which is deprecated.grimpirate, that does not constitute a reason to flag out-of-date, it constitutes a reason to send the AUR package maintainer a request to update the PKGBUILD to reflect modern syntax.