[CentOS] Installing CentOS security updates to RHEL machines?(RHN subscription expired)

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Sun Nov 30 21:56:26 UTC 2008


On Sun, 30 Nov 2008, John R Pierce wrote:

> Alexander Farber wrote:
>>  You don't know our situation and already have an opinion.
>>
>>  We already spent 400000 Euro for SW licenses this year
>>  (and we have only 400 users). And we're an automotive business,
>>  so I can understand that management tries to save some money.
>> 
>
>
> do you understand that if there is ANY issue which could be an OS related 
> problem that even possibly could be caused by mixing builds of RPMs, SAP will 
> not support you, and that e400K investment will be near worthless?

Actually it is trending towards worthless as soon as SAP says "please 
update package X to the latest version from Red Hat" and you can't do it.

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