[CentOS-devel] Package backports - 5.4 kernel

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Sep 15 23:08:46 UTC 2009


on 9-15-2009 1:00 PM Jason Parker spake the following:
> According to upstream release notes, there were API/ABI changes with OFED stuff.
>  If userspace is not updated accordingly, it is very likely that there will be
> breakage.
> 
> There were several other things in the upstream release notes that I don't see
> mentioned anywhere with this kernel release (examples: ext4dev, bonding+ipv6).
> Are there plans to do this?  As the release is already syncing to mirrors, I
> suspect the answer is "no".
> 
> I can't agree with this new policy, and I hope these comments demonstrate why.
Upstream and CentOS always recommend that all packages get updated, not just
the kernel.

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