[CentOS] CentOS 3.3 is gone

Fri Apr 22 03:45:09 UTC 2005
John Newbigin <jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au>

Lance Davis wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, John Newbigin wrote:
>>Now I can point my yum config at the 3 updates directory (which I have 
>>mirrored locally) but there are required patches which are not in there!
>>I know that the patches are in 3.4 base but I don't want to download 
>>that.  All I want is the changes from 3.3 to 3.4.  If these were in the 
>>3 updates then I would be fine.... but they are not :(
> Well a repo that contains just the modified files in base between the 
> versions is possible - but there would be a lot of files - iirc about 150 
> from 3.3 - 3.4 and 90 from 3.4 -> 3.5, and of course all the big files are 
> there - kernel, openoffice, glibc etc
Many of these updates are the same package, so the old versions will not 
need to be kept.  There will be a lot of files, but that is the point, 
all the files will be together.
> Maybe it would not need to have the ones that have been 3.3 updates ??
> But it could easily be produced if it is of general interest - and could 
> be done with hardlinks so as not to take any mirror space.
This is what I am after :)

I am willing to help get this set up if there is anything I can do.  I 
can certainly test.

> Lance

John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia