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Leon Timmermans
May 28, 2013 11:57
Re: is dead, long live
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On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> Interesting. I was not aware of that. As I'd said elsewhere, I was aware
> that FreeBSD *at one point* had removed it, but I wasn't sure if that had
> ever been in a release.

AFAIK CentOS ships only half of core when you install the "perl"
package. You have to install another package to get the rest (I think
"perl-libs"). This is generally considered stupid.

> How widespread is CentOS in low end hosting providers?


> And does the deployed version typically lag in the way that we know and
> love for the commercial users of the CentOS upstream distribution?
> (ie many people are still using RHEL with 5.8.8)

I know it happens, I have no idea how much.


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