Building & Installing on Red Hat Systems (Was: Make error - Solved)
aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Dec 2 10:47:08 CET 2008
Jos Vos wrote:
> RHEL (and thus CentOS) are conservative "enterprise" distros and thus
> do *not* include the newest ("bleeding edge") release of everything
> as soon as it comes out. They want to stay compatible through the
> 7 (!) years of support time. This is how it is and this is, in
> principle, a good idea (for that purpose). Exceptions are made
> (Firefox 3 is included now) and security bugs are fixed via backports.
> But if FreeRADIUS would be bumped to a higher release, there will
> probably be incompatibilities that are, in principe, not acceptable.
It should be easier for *new* installs to use 2.x. Otherwise, they
install the "latest" RHEL version, and then get told to upgrade.
The RedHat FAQ page on the Wiki should help a lot.
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