Red Hat’s ongoing experiments with making its Linux distributions more modular and flexible have yielded a new sub-distribution of Fedora.Dubbed Fedora Boltron Server, the new prototype server project uses the various modularity technologies that Red Hat has been building into Fedora.
Its goal is a Linux distribution in which multiple versions of the same system components can live and work side-by-side, non-destructively.One of the problems Red Hat has cited with a traditional Linux distribution is that versions of the software packages shipped with the distro are typically tied to the revision of the distro itself.
If you want to reliably upgrade one package, you must reliably upgrade all of its dependencies. However, in some situations, the user might need a heterogenous mix of product versions that might not be supported.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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