[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Evergreen support on Gentoo, Red Hat EL 5 / 6, and other distros
fgjohnson at lojoh.ca
Mon Aug 15 20:22:00 EDT 2011
What versions of RHEL are currently in use that you support, and what kind
of implementation/support issues do you run into?
Any recommendations as to a direction to take for a successful installation
for a single brick?
Instructions even? :-)
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Galen Charlton <gmc at esilibrary.com> wrote:
> On 8/12/2011 10:15 AM, Dan Scott wrote:
>> I can't encourage the use of Gentoo, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Arch, or
>> other distros at the moment simply because we have no active maintainers
>> of those distributions. I know there are sites using RHEL, but on a day
>> to day basis I don't know of anyone regularly installing and testing
>> Evergreen master (or even stable Evergreen releases) on RHEL, and thus
>> there is no assurance that the path to a working Evergreen install on
>> one of these distributions does not involve multiple undocumented steps.
> It is true that RHEL is not at present one of the commonly used platforms
> for Evergreen. However, Equinox does support libraries that use it, we have
> ongoing contractual commitments to support that platform, and Equinox staff
> have contributed patches accordingly. Consequently, our hat is in the ring
> for ongoing work to maintain RHEL support, although admittedly RHEL-specific
> patches may lag .0 releases a bit depending on the upgrade schedules of our
> RHEL customers.
> Of course, I echo Dan's call for all folks interesting in maintaining
> support for various distros, including RHEL, to step forward and pitch in.
> Galen Charlton
> Director of Support and Implementation
> Equinox Software, Inc. / Your Library's Guide to Open Source
> email: gmc at esilibrary.com
> direct: +1 770-709-5581
> cell: +1 404-984-4366
> skype: gmcharlt
> web: http://www.esilibrary.com
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