[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 and BitTorrent

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 00:20:13 UTC 2009


nate wrote:
> Yves Bellefeuille wrote:
>> If I remember correctly, when version 5.3 was released, about 95% was
>> made available by BitTorrent before the official release date, so that
>> the entire file would be available as soon as possible after the
>> release.
>>
>> Could the same be done this time?
> 
> Could someone describe to me what the rush is? I mean what drives
> the need that you need to have it _right now_ ?

There is always the risk that a critical security vulnerability will be 
discovered with the fix only made available in an update to 5.4.

 > Me I always like
> to wait at least a week or two to see if others run into issues,
> and wait for the mirrors to become less clogged.

It won't do you any good to wait forever if someone doesn't run it to 
find the issues.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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