To be clear, Fermilab has not stopped using or developing Scientific Linux.
The Scientific Linux team remains intact and hard at work.

Steve Timm

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From: owner-scientific-linux-us...@listserv.fnal.gov 
<owner-scientific-linux-us...@listserv.fnal.gov> on behalf of Bruce Ferrell 
<bferr...@baywinds.org>
Sent: Friday, April 8, 2016 9:17 PM
To: Steven Haigh; scientific-linux-users
Subject: Re: Fermi has stopped using SL?

On 04/08/2016 07:13 PM, Steven Haigh wrote:
> On 9/04/2016 12:07 PM, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
>> I heard a rumor today that said Fermi labs has moved off of Scientific Linux 
>> to Centos?
> Here is my new car, same as my old car.
>
> For me, the benefit of SL isn't the code - its the community. I can
> email Pat etc with tech problems that just get lost in the noise of CentOS.
>
> Considering you can change from SL to CentOS on a running system with
> only one reboot, you'll notice how small a change this actually is.
>
Sorry, the answer is non-responsive...  And it's not the code I'm concerned 
about.

SL  represents a certain set of engineering decisions that I agree with.

Centos is simply a clone of RHEL without RH branding.

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