[CentOS] Update question
John R. Dennison
jrd at gerdesas.com
Wed Oct 14 20:04:24 UTC 2009
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 07:51:27PM +0100, Benjamin Donnachie wrote:
> Do you *need* to upgrade? If the machines are running anything
> critical, I would be tempted to leave them with 5.2.
Because advising someone to run with known vulnerabilities
is conducive to maintaining the integrity of critical
I've been seeing this mentality a lot recently, and while
in some corner-cases it does make sense, for the majority
of users it does not and leaves them open to pain and suffering
in the future.
Update once in a while after testing in a properly configured
test environment and you will, in the long run, be much happier.
DMR: So fsck was originally called something else.
Q: What was it called?
DMR: Well, the second letter was different.
Dennis M. Ritchie, Usenix, June 18, 1998.
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