[CentOS] Question about updates again

Tue Feb 14 17:16:05 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 10:05 -0600, Steve Bergman wrote:
> Presumably, the CentOS 4.3 update is not far away.  I have CentOS on 
> several servers now and am doing automatic updates.  What can I excpect 
> when the actual update gets pushed?  Is there an inclrease in the number 
> of patches?  Does it happen all in one day?  And if so, how much notice 
> do I have?
> Although I asked on the list a while back, I got some answers that 
> implied said that at update time, bug fix patches are released and at 
> other times only security patches.  But I also got a couple of answers 
> that implied that the quarterly update was just a CD that brought the 
> distro up to date with the already issued patches.  Sorry to keep 
> beating on this issue, but I want to avoid surprises.

Oh ... AND

The point release ALSO results in the release of a new bootable ISO.

This ISO will be the only one available via the CentOS mirrors after the

The older release ISOs and trees will be moved to

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