[CentOS-devel] moving the CR repo into mainstream release

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Wed Nov 2 11:38:05 EDT 2011


On Tuesday, November 01, 2011 12:19:31 PM Les Mikesell wrote:
> What stability problems would you expect from updates beyond a point
> release?  The whole point of an 'enterprise' distribution is the
> effort they make to not break api's across a whole major-rev's life.
> Would an upstream system break if you selectively update packages
> beyond a point release without doing a full update?

If the absolute ABI didn't occasionally break from upstream, Scientific Linux would likely not do point releases the way that they do them.


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