[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Fri Mar 16 01:14:57 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 01:07:20AM +0000, Karanbir Singh enlightened us:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> >Karanbir Singh 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 ?
> >
> >Yes. Stick to upstream release disks and roll out the updates at the
> >same time.
> >
> should we also add a line to the default installer that has the updates 
> repo already listed ( but unselected ) at install time ? giving the user 
> a chance to enable and use packages from there? ( only if they are 
> really online )

I think the update repo being there and unchecked by default is a great way
to handle this.


Matt Hyclak
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Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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