[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Fri Mar 16 03:18:32 UTC 2007

Matt Hyclak wrote:

>> 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.

Better, there (on the media if possible) and checked if it is 
immediately available, but don't spend five minutes finding out. I hate 
it when I configure an ntp server (pool.ntp.org) and then the box spends 
ages trying to access the servers when there's no Internet connectivity.



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