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

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Mon Mar 20 23:20:56 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 12:25 -0800, dnk wrote:
> Thanks.... I had thought that was the case, but it was the quote below
> that threw me off. Just wanted to be sure.

That was rolled into the official CD for CentOS because ... we don't
want to roll out a CD that breaks something as important as NIS
authentication.

Once the CD is released, it is done.

That is one reason why we take 2 weeks before we release the CDs :)

> 
> 
> 
> 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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