Re: Linux distros... where do I start?
From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 08:04:54 -0500
"Gary R. Schmidt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Where does it say "Oracle E-Business Suite" in the TPC-C figures?
> You do know that OraEB is configured somewhat differently to a simple
> And that TPC statistics aren't relevant to a forms server?
> And isn't RH-AS _closed_ source?
No, it's almost entirely open source due to the extensive GPL software.
(There may be a few trademark icons in some packages, and there may be a few
add-on packages but I haven't taken apart the distro to hunt them down.)
You can effectively rebuild it from the SRPM source packages, and in fact
someone is doing this as a hobby for "whitebox" Linux, merging back in all
the pieces that RedHat decided do or do not belong in the more expensive OS
releases into a single distribution.