[CentOS] 5.4 DVD

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Oct 23 16:43:02 UTC 2009


Matt wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 11:07 AM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>
>> I admit I wasn't following the screaming and yelling about 5.4, so
>> excuse  me if this has been answered....
>>
>> My boss tells me he wants me to start rolling out 5.4. I want to d/l &
>> burn a DVD... but when I looked at a number of mirrors, the .iso is from
>> 1 Oct, while the CD .iso's are from the 14th... yet 5.4 was officially
>> announced the other day.
>>
>> Am I missing something, or do the mirrors have a pre-release DVD .iso,
>> with no fixes in the last three weeks, or ...?
>>
> The dates are likely based on when the ISO was actually created.
> Therefore, if the ISO was generated on Oct. 1st and no issues were found
with it in
> QA, then the date you are seeing on the mirrors is correct.  The ISOs are
> based
> on the original 5.4 tree and don't include updates that Red Hat released
> after the initial release of RHEL 5.4.

But why are the 7-iso set of CD's from two weeks later? Or is it just that
folks felt that building those was more important than rebuilding the DVD
version?

          mark



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