[CentOS] Repodata for 5.4 updates?

Andrew Hull list at racc2000.com
Wed Oct 28 17:27:40 UTC 2009


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> This is now normal, but it hasent been like this in the past. Over the 
> last 8 months the updates for CentOS-5 have come from a mostly automated 
> system and one of the fallouts is that this system will nominate and 
> track update state on a few external mirrors before doing the metadata 
> and announce[1]. This has worked flaw lessley in the past  ( only 
> sometimes when specific mirrors would orphan themselves would users 
> reall 'see' this ). And ofcourse when we do things like OpenOffice ( 
> which pushes ~ 3 GB of updates ).
<SNIP>

Karanbir,
Thank you so much for taking the time to write that reply. Reading about 
the process of pushing out updates gave me a new appreciation for what 
you and the rest of "the team" does for me "the consumer".

Thank you, thank you, thank you,
Andy Hull


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