[CentOS-devel] package centos-release-10:5-6.el5.centos.1.x86_64 newer than centos-release-6-0.el6.centos.5.x86_64

Tue Jul 12 20:49:04 UTC 2011
Markus Falb <markus.falb at fasel.at>

On 11.7.2011 17:51, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 07/11/2011 09:26 AM, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> unsupported method upstream, right.
>> working in upstream, right.
>> working in centos, not.

> To me, 'it' amounts to being able to upgrade from
> C5 to C6 or EL5 to EL6, without a wipe+reinstall[1]. And 'it' works in 
> just about exactly the same way on CentOS as on RHEL - you need to 
> custom build rpm, its dep chain. then get py26 in place, with yum that 
> uses that py26 ( on c5 ), then go through 2 reboot cycles in order to 
> make the process work. At the second boot stage, you need the 
> centos-release rpm to be replaced. Also important at this stage is that 
> having a $releasever at '5' does not break your machine, so a manual 
> choice being needed to come into effect for $releasecer to move to '6' 
> isnt a bad thing, I'd even venture a bit closer to the edge and say its 
> a 'feature'.

What happened with the
"aims to be 100% binary compatible"
goal of centos ?

-- Kind Regards, Markus Falb

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