[CentOS] Centos EOL changes

Thu Apr 21 20:43:23 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 12:19 -0700, Michael Rock wrote:
> Hi, has the end of life and yum update process changed
> for Centos?  I want to stick with a release, but
> receive security updates to maintain stability on my
> critical servers.
> Last year I remember the plan being that if you picked
> 3.1, 3.3 or 3.4 you could stick with it and
> automatically receive yum updates without changing
> anything.
> Then when 3.4 came out the Centos readme said if you
> were on 3.3 you would automatically be updated to 3.4
> through yum.  That never happened and I remember
> reading some where here it would not.  Which was fine
> by me since I assume that was due to sticking to the
> original plan.
> But now it seems I have a 3.3-1 server that all of
> sudden looks like it wants to update to 3.4.

Centos-3 is the distro

When RHEL puts out a quarterly update (ie update 4) we call it version

So 3.3 will go to 3.4 and to 3.5 and so on.

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