[CentOS-devel] Package backports - 5.4 kernel

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Wed Sep 23 18:02:44 UTC 2009


On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 09:20:16AM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> I trust CentOS won't follow the path of inflicting updates on users in 
> that manner. Even automatically downloading changes should not be done 
> without consent, user may have preferences as to time of day (bandwidth 
> management) and repos used. Some might have local repos mirrored from 
> official ones, I've certainly done that at times.

The sane default is for automatic updates to be enabled. If you are an
on-top-of-things admin who likes or needs greater specific control, you know
to disable them. Those users who aren't, however, get some level of
protection.


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