[CentOS] 4.1 being dropped from mirrors

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Oct 19 22:35:19 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-10-19 at 16:24 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-19 at 10:38, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 
> > Just like with the upstream provider ... they do not have a EL4 update 1
> > section and an el4 update 2 section, etc.  If you use up2date or RHN to
> > update a machine, it is updated to the latest EL4 updates.  That is
> > exactly the same thing that will happen if you are using CentOS-4.
> 
> If you install today with 4.0 or 4.1 isos and update via up2date or
> yum, won't you miss any updates that were rolled into the subsequent
> base isos and omitted in current updates? 
> 
Not if you have and official CentOS [base] and [updates] in your yum
configuration.

Base + updates on any Official CentOS tree is always the latest packages
required for a full install ... just like the packages in RHN.


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