[Beowulf] Oh.. IBM eats Red Hat
ghenriks at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 05:34:17 PDT 2018
On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:49:29 +0000, you wrote:
>> oh, but RH's function is so much more nowadays than just a paid for
>> hence the acquisition which is not about that. but the whole ecosystem
>can suffer as a result.
>Well said. coreutils gcc llvm
. what of them?
>Redhat does a lot for the core stack.
>And systemd (arrrghhh - I said it again)
And Gnome, Java, X/Wayland, etc. It's not just the core stack but a
lot of the open source Linux ecosystem relies on paid Red Hat
developers. A decision by IBM, in say 2 or 3 years, to focus entirely
on cloud/server could have a detrimental effect on a lot of Linux
But not LLVM, that is an entirely independent project (though IBM does
sort of support the Power version of LLVM based on demand from IBM's
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