[CentOS-devel] yum 2.4.3 updates for CentOS 3 and 4 in the testing repo

Sat May 12 07:52:49 UTC 2007
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Thu, 10 May 2007, Daniel de Kok wrote:

> We have added yum 2.4.3 updates for CentOS 3 and 4 to the CentOS
> testing repository. These packages introduce the following changes:
> * CentOS 4: yum now requires the yum-metadata-parser package. This is a
>   backport of the yum C metadata parser, and provides an significant
>   performance increase over the Python metadata parser.
> * CentOS 3: this is the first release of yum 2.4 for CentOS 3, and we
>   plan to provide this as an optional upgrade through the CentOSPlus
>   repository. We have added code to yum 2.4 for default kernel handling
>   (as setting the default kernel after kernel updates was handled by yum
>   2.0). Additionally, the package also requires the yum C metadata
>   parser.

I'm both surprised and pleased :)

Thank you Daniel !

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