[CentOS-devel] published errata at http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/ and how that relates to CentOS

Mon May 9 04:07:26 UTC 2011
Florian La Roche <Florian.LaRoche at gmx.net>

On Sun, May 08, 2011 at 06:21:05AM -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 05/08/2011 12:40 AM, Florian La Roche wrote:
> >   Does CentOS wants to start compiling also Extended Update Support (EUS)
> >   rpms? (Instead of EUS, Red Hat seems to call this also "Long Life".)
> > - From the extended list of errata you can see many addon rpms which are
> >   all Open Source. In addition to the base Enterprise Linux, does CentOS
> >   want to recompile additional products?
> I am pretty sure that Red Hat does not publish the "Extended Update
> Support" source files on their FTP site.  Do you know of a public place
> where those SRPMS are at?
> My understanding of this program is that the SRPMS are only suppled to
> the specific customers.


I haven't seen them available publically.

Once you go to this small set of changes, I think doing this only per specific
customer also makes a lot of sense. (As a community project, backporting servers
to older releases could be a worthwhile project.)

best regards,

Florian La Roche