[CentOS-devel] [urgent] Please, push tzdata update from CR into main 6.0 repo.

Wed Nov 2 09:42:14 UTC 2011
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 11/02/2011 11:19 AM, Yury V. Zaytsev wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 11:13 +0200, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>> I really see no reason to change the policy of updates because of this
>> package.
> Think of the horrible time management mess in heterogeneous systems
> across two continents, where CentOS 6 without CR enabled by default is
> combined with CentOS 5 (which has already received this update) and
> other distributions.
> If it doesn't affect your personal machines,
Given the figures that you have mentioned, I suspect that my "personal" 
machines are in the same order of magnitude as yours. And they also span 
several continents.
And we have a clear policy regarding updates. Including pushing 
"emergency fixes" to those that need it.But our policy does not mandate 
changes in the distro policy, it gets adapted according to it.

> it doesn't mean that it
> doesn't affect hundreds of thousands of other servers. Anyway, it's too
> late now, by this time most would cherry-pick this update from CR...