Question to the bug fixing process


I’m curious about where Red Hat is in the loop of fixing bugs in Alma Linux. I mean, being 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL, you can’t just fix it in AL, without making sure that it is fixed in RHEL as well, right? Because then you would deviate, and no longer be 1:1 binary compatible.

Would you mind elaborating on how you stay 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL, without being heavily dependent on the good will of Red Hat to fix bugs that AL users find and report ?

Jacob Dall

As you stated, AlmaLinux is supposed to be 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL. This in turn means it is a feature-for-feature and a bug-for-bug rebuild. Simply put, AL users need to report any bugs to Red Hat, usually through