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From Alan Cabrera <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Infrastructure at ASF is built from scratch
Date Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:08:14 GMT
I'm quoting loosely from Joe but he may have meant it to refer to the EZMLM host, hermes.

On Jun 14, 2014, at 11:49 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On 14 June 2014 19:18, Alan Cabrera <adc@toolazydogs.com> wrote:
> 
>> I've been told that we build our own software across the board, right down
>> to the kernel.
>> 
> I am not sure from where you have this information.
> 
> I have over the last year commissioned around 20 vms, all ubuntu standard.
> We are in general trying only to use packages included in standard
> distributions (ubuntu, freeebsd and centos).
> 
> That being said a number of our servers run with a "home built" httpd,
> simply to test the newest features (distros are often old releases), and
> our sshd on the vm is also special (but merely because the standard does
> not offer the ldap integration we want).
> 
> Our core services is a little bit different, there we more often need to
> built packages. We do however not have a special infra kerne.
> 
>> 
>> This strikes me as excessive so there must be some reason for doing things
>> this way that I do not understand.  Can someone explain it to me?
>> 
> 
> I think you have been misinformed. But do feel free to be bit more specific.
> 
> rgds
> jan I.
> 
> 
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Alan
>> 
>> 


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