[ic] OS suggestions for new server

DB db at m-and-d.com
Mon Mar 23 22:17:27 UTC 2015

>> Currently my production IC5 runs on a Centos5 server. Although it's
>> still supported for quite some time with security patches, I think it's
>> time to move to a more modern OS. Just asking "what should I use" is a
>> bit too general, so instead I'll ask for opinions of just two options:
>> Centos 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Any thoughts are appreciated.
> Go with what you're used to, stick to CentOS.
> Build your own perl, I have even just recently seen issues with stock
> threaded perl and DBI with Interchange in RPC mode (in CentOS 6) and
> building an unthreaded perl solved it.

Thanks for the reply. I've done the custom perl thing before and would
rather avoid it if possible. Sticking to the OS-supplied packages makes
applying security patches relatively painless. Does anyone know if
Ubuntu/Debian's perl is threaded? I'm using the stock perl on my Centos5
machine and it seems to be ok.


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