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 wrong. (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 :) Regards Lance > > John. > > -- uklinux.net - The ISP of choice for the discerning Linux user.