[CentOS] centos 4.x repo on mirrors

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Tue Nov 15 10:10:06 UTC 2005


Farkas Levente wrote:
> hi,
> while all the centos 3.x release points to the 3.6 on all mirror sites, 
> the 4.x series still has it's own directory. why are not these just 
> links to 4.2?
> yours.

I'm not really sure, but I seem to remember that the early 3.x releases
had the point release in their yum.confi (or $releasever set to 3.2 for
example), while 4.x always had "4" as $releasever.

So it's sufficient to just let 4/ point to the current version, while
on 3.x you have to be prepared that someone decides to update his 3.1
box ...

Cheers,

Ralph
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