[CentOS-mirror] Links to 5.2 in 5 folder

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Jun 24 12:56:37 UTC 2008

Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> I received the 5.2 announcement, yet when I rsync
> I still get symlinks to 5.1 in the /5 folder:
> Clean /5 folder,
> # rsync -aH -v --delay-updates --max-delete=100 
> eu-msync.centos.org::CentOS /var/ftp/pub/mirrors/centos
> msync.CentOS.org rsync service (centosh)
> ---------------------------------------
> This service is intended for the sole use of the CentOS worldwide mirror 
> network
> to synchronize mirrors.
> Unless you are running or intending to run a listed public CentOS mirror
> use a mirror listed at 
> http://www.CentOS.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=13
> If you intend to populate a mirror for public use please read the
> notes at :- http://www.CentOS.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=15
> If you do use this service then it is implied that you are providing a
> mirror for public use and giving us authority to publicise such mirror.
> receiving file list ... done
> 5/
> 5/addons -> ../5.1/addons
> 5/centosplus -> ../5.1/centosplus
> 5/extras -> ../5.1/extras
> 5/fasttrack -> ../5.1/fasttrack
> 5/isos -> ../5.1/isos
> 5/os -> ../5.1/os
> 5/updates -> ../5.1/updates
> Shouldn't they point to 5.2?

They are on our centos.org machines now, external machines will catch up


The default mirrorlist will right now point people to who use /5/ 
($releasever), and ask for a mirrorlist, to 5.2 ... take a look here:


(substitute extras, updates, centosplus for os to see the other repos)

The above is what DEFAULT users use to get updates, so they will start 
getting updates now if they run "yum upgrade".

People who modify their CentOS-Base.repo may be delayed ... BUT, we have 
to announce BEFORE we shift the main links, not after.  We can't have 
people downloading updates before the announcement through the default 
methods ... so the links you mentioned are on the way out now, after the 

Johnny Hughes

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