Re: Machine available for community use

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Greg Smith" <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Machine available for community use
Date: 2007-07-25 18:11:04
Message-ID: 200707251911040000@2613631041
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> ------- Original Message -------
> From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
> To: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>
> Sent: 25/07/07, 18:54:50
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Machine available for community use
>
> Another fairly big issue is that we need to know whether measurements we
> take in August are comparable to measurements we take in October, so a
> fairly stable platform is important. As you say, a fast-changing kernel
> would make it difficult to have any confidence about comparability over
> time. That would tend to make me vote for RHEL/Centos, where long-term
> stability is an explicit development goal. Debian stable might do too,
> though I'm not as clear about their update criteria as I am about Red Hat's.

Perhaps RH could donate us a RHEL/RHN licence for this?

/D

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