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Re: usrmerge -- plan B?




On Wed, 2018-11-21 at 13:09 +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:52:22 +0100, Adam Borowski
> <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I am seriously claiming that RHEL is in the place Solaris was in 2010. 
> > Rapidly falling user share (like Solaris, it was ubiquitous in the past!),
> > acquired by a company known for wringing dry a small number of lucratious
> > customers -- just like Oracle.  This very scenario has repeated in the past
> > for a number of other Unices.  Some developers (including The Lennart)
> > already sound like they're mulling jumping ship <rumour warning>.
> 
> RHEL is also the template for CentOS which has a huge user base.
> 
> Debian, is, btw, also losing quickly for not keeping pace with the
> world around it.

In my opinion it is the other way around, rpm-based systems are decreasing.

YMWV