[CentOS-mirror] CentOS 6.6 is coming to town ...

Mon Oct 27 16:36:50 UTC 2014
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 10/25/2014 03:22 AM, Anssi Johansson wrote:
> 25.10.2014, 10.31, Fabian Arrotin kirjoitti:
>> Hi Mirrors Admins,
>> As you probably know, CentOS 6.6 is now being built/produced.
> A kind reminder for all the mirror admins out there -- please make sure
> your rsync script uses the -H flag to preserve hardlinks. I wrote about
> this during 5.10's release, archived here:
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-mirror/2013-October/007408.html
> In addition to the three points raised in that message, preserving hard
> links also helps everyone who is syncing from your mirror, in case you
> provide rsync service at your mirror.
> If you have not previously used the -H flag, rsync will automatically
> take care of the duplicate files and remove the extra ones the next time
> you sync with your updated rsync command line.

So the 6.6 tree should be available now via msync, release announcement
likely in about 24 hours.

And yes, you will want to use -H in your rsync commands as almost
everything in the 6.6 tree that is an RPM is also in 6.5/CR, and the
ISOs are the only new things.

Johnny Hughes

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