[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Thu Mar 15 21:54:52 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 09:50:55PM +0000, Karanbir Singh enlightened us:
> Something to talk about while we prep C-5 for release...
> There were some packages that were updated along with release, I can 
> imagine this was since the tree must have been frozen a while before 
> actual release upstream. However, we dont have that problem - the tree 
> hasent been released.
> So, what does everyone thing ? Should we release the tree with the 
> updates rolled in ? or should we release the tree exactly as upstream 
> did, and also provide the updates to go alongside - but in the updates 
> repo ?
> One thing that I would be very hesitant to update would be the kernel, 
> since updating that would imply updating the installer kernel as well. 
> Which is going to cause lots of issues since its known that vendors and 
> support people will ask for specific kernels at specific times ( eg. 
> installed with x.y.z and 5.0.0 )
> - KB

I vote we stick with upstream and just make the updates available
immediately in the updates repo.


Matt Hyclak
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Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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