[CentOS] Announcement Project based on CentOS 4.4

Tronn Wærdahl tronnw at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 18:07:16 UTC 2007


On 7/12/07, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Tronn Wærdahl wrote:
>
> >
> >     Even better for community support would be to package the above
> programs
> >     as rpms if they aren't already available that way and add your
> >     configuration script(s).  That way any or all of the parts could be
> >     installed into existing machines.
> >
> >
> > Yes, but my intention was more like to make a appliance. Install on a
> > clean system, have it installed on a box, and just put a away in a
> corner
>
> That works until one of the programs has an update.  Then if it hasn't
> been packaged like the rest of the system you'll have to throw your
> appliance away and build a new one.  If it has been packaged, a simple
> "yum update" takes care of things whether its in the centos repository
> or some external one added to the yum configuration.
>
> And if you do happen to want an appliance with exactly this set of
> programs, you can still get it with "yum install your_list_of_programs"
>   or you can package your configuration script with all the others as
> dependencies.
>
> --
>    Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
>
>
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Yum is removed for ovious reasons :-)
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