[Centos] Upgrading Fedora Core 1 to CentOS

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Sep 14 11:37:46 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 06:24, William Warren wrote:
> depends on your definition of downlgrade..i see it as the 
> oposite..fedora's lifecycle is not nearly as long as RHEL 3..:)

Agreed, from a stability and lifecycle perspective, CentOS is much
better than (and in my opinion an upgrade to) Fedora Core 1.  

But from a package perspective, many of the items in an up2date Fedora
Core 1 install are newer than the packages in CentOS, so they won't
upgrade via yum (since the installed Fedora Core 1 packages are already

> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 20:51, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > 
> >>It is a downgrade and not an upgrade to go from CentOS to Fedora Core 1
> >>... CentOS is an upgrade from RedHat 9 but a Downgrade from FC1.
> > 
> > 
> > I meant that it is a downgrade to go from FC1 to CentOS ... as RHEL 3
> > was released from RedHat 9.0 code, then FC1 was released later.
> > 
> > Johnny Hughes

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