[CentOS-devel] How is updated the csgfs repo in centos4?

Roger Peña orkcu at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 8 19:16:17 UTC 2007

--- Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/8/07, Roger Peña <orkcu at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > hi
> >
> > I just came to wonderling how centos team update
> the
> > csgfs repo, what is the procedure to do that ?.
> >
> > I use csgfs from centos and works great, thanks a
> lot
> > for provide it :-)
> >
> > but how you know when uptream provide an update
> for
> > the packages?
> > I notice the last update because I read the rss
> alert
> > feed but not because they use the redhat-announce
> > list, neither centos send a messages when there is
> an
> > update to centos-announce :-(
> >
> > right now I am facing the problem with a lacking
> of
> > *-kernel packages in csgfs for the newest
> centos4's
> > kernel; I can, and will, compile the srpms from
> > uptreams for the new  -55.0.6 kernel but I am just
> > wonderling how others solve this problem...
> I suppose you will get an authentic answer from
> Johnny Hughes, but to
> give you a quick update on this ... this is what he
> said on the centos
> IRC this morning.
>  <hughesjr>  hi ... I am doing the new centosplus
> kernel now .. and as
> soon as that is done, I will be working on csgfs
> kernel modules for
> the normal kernel as well as the DRBD and XFS kernel
> modues for the
> plus and normal kernel

so, it looks like he just passthrough the "updates
jobs that have to be done" queue ? ;-)

I hope he will anwser my email :-) but...
first I don't want to irespect jonny and the rest of
centos team, they are doing a great amazing job, a lot
of peoples including me , are beneficiating from their
but, is there any chance that others "channels" that
uptreams release in its public ftp (mirrors) system
get processed like the os/update channel ?
I barely remember that someone from centos team said
sometime in the past that the update release in centos
is almost automatic: uptream release a package and
some scripts in centos dev pick them and compile them
and then release them as centos updates, am I correct?
if that is the case, could csgfs (or RHCS and RHGFS)
could be included in such enviroment?
if the procedure is just manual.... then I will
accept, without questions, centos team priorities :-)


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