[CentOS-devel] Why not a fusion between CentOS and SL?

Thu Mar 24 13:42:37 UTC 2011
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Thu, 24 Mar 2011, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:

>> Also note that you can't just 'yum update' from those SL alpha versions to the
>> final release, so even if CentOS did ship alpha/beta versions it wouldn't make
>> life that much easier.  On the other hand it would be nice if yum knew enough to
>> do that - or to understand different repositories and be able to always update
>> from the same source or be told when to switch and reinstall.
> the new yum ( in fedora ) knows that, basically it prefers to install
> from the same repo from where you already have stuff.

Great ! This helps with cross-repository use in Yum.

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