[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

James Olin Oden james.oden at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 21:53:30 UTC 2007

On 3/15/07, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> hi guys,
> 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 ?
As a consumer of CentOS release's my point of view is that having it
all rolled in as much as possible would be better.   OTOH, I can see
from your point of view that mimicking their tree religously would
have some benefits too.


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