[CentOS-devel] Can I use newest anaconda in customized CentOS5?

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Fri May 9 04:59:08 UTC 2008

Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> Ruomu Hu wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Can I use the newest anaconda (e.g. in my customized
>> CentOS5? Will it work fine with CentOS5's kernel rpms, paths of
>> configuration files, names of related rpms(redhat-logo, etc), etc? Will
>> there be any problems?
> Judging from attempts to compose CentOS5 on Fedora 9, and attempts to 
> compose Fedora 9 from CentOS5 during my Revisor development;
> No, you can't.
> Of course you could try, but you will find requirements ranging from yum 
>  >= 3.2.4 to newer squashfs-tools, and as such it is not as simple as it 
> looks and would most likely prove not to be worth it.

I suspect the code imbeds quite a deal of knowledge about what is being 
installed, too.



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