[CentOS] CentOS 3.3 is gone

Tue Apr 19 02:01:24 UTC 2005
Lance Davis <lance at uklinux.net>

On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, John Newbigin wrote:

> Now that
> http://mirror.centos.org/centos-3/3.3/updates/i386/RPMS/ is gone (be it 
> by design or error)

It hasnt gone - it just contains the same as 3.4 ...

It should be a symlink to 3.4 - and if not then something has gone 

(I have just checked the mirrors and it looks like one of them has been 
set up wrong - it is centosl - I will try yo fix it ...)

> I assume that all the patches for a CentOS-3.3 box can be found in
> http://mirror.centos.org/centos-3/3.4/updates/i386/RPMS/
> Can anyone confirm this?

well some of the updates may be in os/ rather than updates/ 

> In other words, Does the 3.4 updates directory contain updates to 3.3 
> and 3.4?
> If the answer is Yes:
>   Good.  Now what about 3.1?  Should those updates be in the 3.4 
> directory as well?

3.1 is also a symlink to 3.4

> If the answer is No:
>   What am I meant to do with my CentOS-3.3 media?  I can not install 
> with it anymore because I can't get patches.

of course you can - you install and then update to 3.4

> The management of these update directories always causes me confusion 
> though it should be simple.

It is simple :)


> John.

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