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Which flavor of Linux for RTEMS S/W developemnt ( was Re: MVME5500 Tester Needed for 4.10)



On 03/16/2011 04:51 PM, Eric Valette wrote:
> On 03/16/2011 04:38 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 03/16/2011 03:55 PM, Kate Feng wrote:
>>> Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>>> On 03/16/2011 09:10 AM, Kate Feng wrote:
>>>>
>>>> RHEL4 is very old now. I am sorry you are stuck with it. :(
>>> I actually has to give up on RHEL and choose between
>>> Ubuntu 10.04 and OpenSUSE 11.0.
>> This is a choice between "cancer or pest" - Neither can be recommended.
>>
>> openSUSE 11.0 has been discontinued in July 2010 and is dead.
>>
>> Ubuntu 10.4 is not supported by us and would definitely not be my choice.
>
> You should considere distribution useage rather than your taste... Which
> would exclude centOS and also syaing that neglecting Ubuntu
> is a rather curious choice.
>
> http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dataspan=13
>
> gives the following ranking among distribution per page view for the
> last 6 month
>
> 1 Ubuntu 2150>
> 2 Mint 1697>
> 3 Fedora 1478=
> 4 Debian 1352>
> 5 openSUSE 1277>
> 6 Sabayon 929=
> 7 Arch 842=
> 8 PCLinuxOS 790>
> 9 Puppy 754>
> 10 Mandriva 672=
> 11 CentOS 650>
>
> And for the last 3 mothns
>
> 1 Ubuntu 2089>
> 2 Mint 1817>
> 3 Debian 1556=
> 4 openSUSE 1354>
> 5 Fedora 1314>
> 6 Sabayon 969<
> 7 Arch 918>
> 8 Puppy 883>
> 9 PCLinuxOS 850>
> 10 Mandriva 746=
> 11 CentOS 711<

Other values from linux counter (counter.li.org)
124146 registrations entered 127213 values

distribution	Count	Percent
arch linux	1517 	1.22% 	
archlinux	778 	0.63% 	
centos		1829 	1.47% 	
debian		19808 	15.96% 	
debian lenny	1868 	1.50% 	
debian squeeze	629 	0.51% 	
fedora core	7715 	6.21% 	
gentoo		7474 	6.02% 	
kubuntu		2048 	1.65% 	
mandrake	3067 	2.47% 	
mandriva	2508 	2.02% 	
red hat		5543 	4.46% 	
s.u.s.e		9218 	7.43% 	
slackware	7924 	6.38% 	
ubuntu		31864 	25.67% 	
Others		23421 	18.87%

Again CentOS KO Ubuntu first and Ubuntu and debian far ahead of anything 
else (and compatible at dev level).

-- eric