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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
even though it's probably a shared bug, it's just dishonest to blame a company who's product you don't even use for a bug, and who's support you haven't even consulted...
Bitten by the Red Hat Perl bug (InfoWorld)
Posted Aug 28, 2008 18:37 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
I remember when Red Hat broke sort(1), so that "sort -n" didn't work any more. Somebody I talked to from Red Hat thought that was OK, because they had also added a new feature which, I guess, worked. That was a long time ago. :-)
Posted Aug 28, 2008 18:39 UTC (Thu) by arjan (subscriber, #36785)
Posted Aug 28, 2008 18:45 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck (subscriber, #2330)
Posted Aug 28, 2008 22:20 UTC (Thu) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Aug 29, 2008 0:03 UTC (Fri) by rise (guest, #5045)
Posted Aug 29, 2008 0:59 UTC (Fri) by qg6te2 (guest, #52587)
CentOS is not commercially supported. Period. If the recent re-discoverer of the perl bug (Vipul Ved Prakash) had been using RHEL (and hence had a support contract) he may have had a more direct recourse to getting it fixed, notwithstanding Red Hat's (current) low priority on the bug. Instead of moaning about it on his blog, he would have had the right to raise a stink with Red Hat directly.
Posted Aug 29, 2008 9:29 UTC (Fri) by felixfix (subscriber, #242)
Posted Aug 29, 2008 14:58 UTC (Fri) by rsidd (subscriber, #2582)
Red Hat takes from the perl people. CentOS takes from Red Hat. This bug was introduced by Red Hat. CentOS does not do their own development and entirely piggybacks on Red Hat, (which is legal, though it's not a distribution I'd use).
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