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Larry Vaden 02-09-2011 03:31 PM

a possible heads up wrt CERN experiment breaking SL 5.6
This may or may not be of interest to CentOS developers; if it is not
or if it is redundant of your efforts to keep atop of what's
happening, you have my apologies.

Whether it is joint or disjoint wrt to the upstream code is not known
at this point, but I have submitted a request for elucidation if CERN
security allows.

kind regards/ldv

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ewan Mac Mahon <>
Date: Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 10:11 AM
Subject: SL 5.6 released?


As far as I'm aware SL 5.6 isn't out yet - I don't think I've seen a
release announcement, it's not on, and the web
site front page lists 5.5 as the latest, and SL 6 was being considered a
higher priority.

However, someone from CERN IT (discussing some experiment software which
seems to break on 5.6) has just told a grid deployment meeting that:
*"FNAL released SL 5.6 last week"
Clearly either my understanding is flawed or his is; which is it please?

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