RHEL 5.3 released
You may have heard it by now, RHEL 5.3 has been released.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 confirms Red Hat's commitment to Xen with a lot of virtualization enhancements, desktop enhancements, new hardware support, kernel improvements, includes openjdk and much more from the release notes.
This also triggers the CentOS 5.3 rebuild process which consists of the rebuilding of the SRPMs, removing use of trademark and artwork, patching CentOS specifics (eg. anaconda installer), fixing RPM spec files to (eg. self-hosting environment) and validations by the QA team. This process usually takes between 3 to 5 weeks.
You can follow the CentOS 5.3 rebuild process now via twitter.