[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

C. Halstead chris at sourcelabs.com
Thu Mar 15 22:21:22 UTC 2007

----- "James Olin Oden" <james.oden at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/15/07, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> Cheers...james

If the updates are rolled into the initial C5 release then we've lost all ability to ever do a base install that directly mimics the upstream release.  For most folks that doesn't matter, but for some of us having that ability is pretty important.  In a few weeks there'll be more updates anyway.

C. Halstead <chris at sourcelabs.com>
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