[CentOS] Where's v5.3 source RPMs?

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Wed Apr 1 19:28:40 UTC 2009


David Hrbáč wrote:
> Fabian Arrotin napsal(a):
>> Right, if you "don't like this solution", feel free to take a RHN 
>> account .. btw you can always fetch Upstream SRPMs , no ?
> 
> Fabian,
> well, I've got feeling that the mantra is "get the RH" for every point
> coming out from the community. What do I have to think about this
> release? ISOs are pushed in the wild before the release notes,

My understanding of what happened with ISO's -

They were kind by seeding a torrent with ~ 95% of the isos - the 
intention being that when official release was made, those who got in on 
the early torrent would only have ~ 5% to fetch.

That kindness was abused when someone found a mirror that opened early 
(mirrors opening early has happened to Fedora and other distros as well, 
it's a mirror admin problem) and seeded the full iso on that torrent 
resulting in people getting the full iso before it was released.


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