[CentOS-virt] Xen 4.4.3 packages available in virt6-xen-44-testing

Wed Sep 9 12:19:14 UTC 2015
Scot P. Floess <sfloess at nc.rr.com>


Ack and understood.  Makes perfect sense...


On Wed, 9 Sep 2015, George Dunlap wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 6:48 PM, Scot P. Floess <sfloess at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>> George,
>> Just an FYI - I tried to run the rpm command and none of the repos showed up
>> enabled by default.
> Yes, that's because the CBS is is not meant to be for production use,
> but only for building and testing.  This is for two reasons:
> 1. The CBS itself is not mirrored, nor provisioned for massive use
> 2. The binaries in the CBS are not signed, and thus are risky to use
> in a production environment due to the ease with which one could
> perform a man-in-the-middle attack
> After they've been in -testing for a week, they'll be signed and
> pushed to the main c6 xen4centos repos (which are enabled by default).
> -George
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