LiveCode Server on CentOS 6?

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Mon Jul 30 13:41:28 CEST 2018


Last migration that I had was pretty seamless. They migrated everything to a new VPS for me to check out before flipping the switch to migrate to the upgrade. May be worth checking out if they do the same sort of thing.

Thanks,
Brian
On Jul 30, 2018, 1:41 AM -0500, Keith Clarke via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
>
> > First question (an admittedly ignorant one, but I haven't spent much time in the CentOS community): Why does their package manager not automatically keep system components current?
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> CentOS 6 is not the latest version (and will be unsupported from 2020), so I guess there are dependencies that require moving to CentOS 7 for more recent components.
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> > Second question: If the first question cannot be resolved easily, what is the advantage of CentOS for this project over Ubuntu or Debian?
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> Convenience - it just happens to be the OS of the VPS hosting a Wordpress website, with capacity & a wildcard SSL certificate on the domain, where I was thinking about using LC to add some web services in a subdomain.
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> Apparently the VPS can be destroyed and recreated on CentOS 7 but I have no confidence I can ensure any backup of the existing config & services will magically come back to life on CentOS 7 core seamlessly.
>
> Best,
> Keith
>
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