[CentOS-devel] Updates between minor releases

Wed Jul 13 19:26:58 UTC 2011
Marcus Moeller <marcus.moeller at gmx.ch>

Dear Karan.

>> So the CR repo will contain packages from the next minor, or from the
>> next minor and beyond?
> the 'plan' was to have everything from nextrelease + updates in nextrelease.

Thanks for pointing that out.

>> The disadvantage of pulling updates from beyond minor would be that a CR
>> enabled system is in a somewhat undefined state (what I would call
>> rolling), but equipped with the latest updates.
> yes, its that bit which makes things a bit uncertain and why I feel that 
> it should be by opt-in rather than by default; we just need to make sure 
> that we are able to reach out to the users and create enough of a 
> simple-knowledgebase around this subject so people can make the choice.
> Also, keep in mind that 5.6/CR/ goes away with 5.6 ( ie: when 5.6 moves 
> to vault, there is no /CR/ migrated to vault, it just goes-away goes away )

That's what I thought.

So, will there be cr-release package available for 5.x and 6.x soon?