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Aug 24, 2004, 22:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Two weeks ago, the JDShelp community project began moving our web sites to a dedicated host running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0. As soon as I began working on it remotely, I noticed a close resemblance to Red Hat 7.3 (RH 7.3). I had visited a few shops that used RH 7.3 as their development platform and had heard some rumors about the resemblance. Before now, I hadn't thought much about it.

"As I began looking into the specifications and looking through newsgroups,I confirmed my suspicions. I even found an excellent 'mini-howto' by Michael Redinger. In his introduction, he states that 'this is about 'rebuilding a Linux server based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux sources'.' He basically rebuilt ten servers running Red Hat 7.3 using RHEL source rpms..."

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