[CentOS-devel] Zero day updates upstream

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Mar 16 16:44:06 UTC 2007

C. Halstead wrote:
> ----- "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>> 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
> +1 to this if we can still produce a single-CD minimal install.  IMO the value if a one-disc install is higher than the value of a release that contains the initial update set.  In a month or two there will be additional updates to apply anyway, so it doesn't seem prudent to sacrifice the one-disc install for the life of the release to gain a (very) small convenience up front.  Just my .02
> ---

if we can get a few more people voting this way, then I feel we have a 
decision on this issue.

- KB

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