[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 and BitTorrent

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Fri Oct 16 01:47:09 UTC 2009



Les Mikesell wrote:
> 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.
>   
Judging by the list traffic with "5.4" in the subject, a lack of early 
testers won't be an issue.




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