[CentOS-mirror] How long does centos repository keep its old rpm's?

Tru Huynh tru at pasteur.fr
Wed Oct 10 21:56:31 UTC 2007

On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 11:26:09AM -0700, John Lee wrote:
> General question here for a total newbie here, but how far back does the
> centos repository keep its RPM's?
As long as it takes to keep a quaterly update. Then it's included in the base repo.

> For example, if a new version of cups-devel comes out, what happens to the
> previous version of the cups-devel RPM?  Does it remain in the repository?
it stays there, but is not used (should not).
> Does it get overwritten?  What if we have to revert back to the older version
> of the RPM?
yum install your-previous-version.

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