[lug] RedHat Improvement Suggestions

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Wed Aug 1 15:47:57 MDT 2001

Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
> Tom Tromey wrote:
> >
> <snip>
> > Do you have some specific piece of Red Hat software you are unhappy
> > with?  For particular reasons?
> >
> > Tom
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> Tom:
> This is an invitation to a great flood of e-mails.  Without going into
> detail (I will be glad to discuss all this in more detail with you
> offline) here are some basic suggestions:
> RedHat likes to change the behavior of their distributions significantly
> with every update (and without a warning).  Sometimes I get the
> impression they do this just because a new version of some package came
> out and not because there is a real improvement compared to the previous
> version.  Examples range from bash to just about any package that is
> included in the distro.
> It would also be nice if RedHat would make ReiserFS a choice.  If you
> don't think it is production quality then simply state that in the
> installation GUI.  But you could/should still give your users a choice
> of file systems.

FYI, I ented a bugzilla report about support of ReiserFS on 7.1 beta
install, but lack of formatting and anaconda support to use it. It was
placed on a low priority list, and last I heard, I think it was
scheduled for inclusion in the version after 7.1.

D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com


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