[CentOS] Re: patches and current CD's [dnk]

dnk mailinglists at backbonetechnology.com
Mon Mar 20 20:25:53 UTC 2006


Thanks.... I had thought that was the case, but it was the quote  
below that threw me off. Just wanted to be sure.


On 20-Mar-06, at 11:05 AM, Scott Silva wrote:

> dnk spake the following on 3/20/2006 9:48 AM:
>> I was reading another thread, and this stuck out at me:
>>
>> "This issue was fixed by the CentOS team
>> (and integrated into our install CD) prior to it's release by the
>> upstream provider."
>>
>> As patches and such are released - are they integrated into the  
>> current
>> CD's right away? So say for example, I downloaded the server CD a few
>> months ago, then re-downloaded, would the patches from point a to  
>> point
>> b already be integrated into the cd's?
>>
>> Thanks!
> No. When a CD is released, it is frozen at that state. I think the  
> only reason
> it might be patched would be for some sort of installer problem,  
> but that
> would most likely be caught in testing "before" the cd images were  
> released.
> The 4.2 cd is the same now as it was when released, and will only  
> be replaced
> with the 4.3 cd. You just run a "yum upgrade" after the install to  
> bring the
> system current. After the yum upgrade, a system installed from a  
> 4.2 cd will
> be the equivalent of a system installed with a 4.0 (or 4.1) cd. But  
> only after
> the yum upgrade.
>
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