[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Mar 16 01:20:10 UTC 2007

Matt Hyclak wrote:
> 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.

Just talking to Lance and Johnny online, and we feel the best way 
forward might be to add an Media-Updates/ repo on the iso's itself - 
then list both the local media updates as well as mirror.centos.org 
updates repo's in the anaconda screen, both disabled.

We feel this gives us the max wins in each direction ( but will slightly 
increase the data size on the last cd, as packages from cd-1 will move 
to cd-2 etc.

I will still try and ensure that a minimum install is possible using 
only cd-1, but cant promise that.

- KB

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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