[CentOS] Updates on Centos 4

Mon Feb 27 14:58:51 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 06:57, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>Dexter Stowers wrote:
>>>    I have a server that has been running Centos for about a year but
>>>I have not checked to see if there have been any changes to update.
>>>Has there been any updates or fixes for the update? I have not been in
>>>the loop for a while now. Thanks!
>>take a look at the 'yum' package - and the options available with it. 
>>eg. 'yum list' will tell you what you need to know.
>>Also, its a good idea to subscribe to the CentOS-announce mailing list, 
>>all package updates are announced there. ( http://lists.centos.org/ )
>>Setting up rss feeds for the repositories as well, so you could / would 
>>/ should be able to subscribe to only the repo+arch combinations you 
>>want to stay informed about... Lookout for an announcement about this 
> Or you can just do a 'yum update' regularly and the right thing
> will happen.

depends on what you do, on a lot of production machines, people prefer 
to first know about the issues being fixed, and testing updates before 
they go live.

but, i guess that depends a lot on what you do and what your machines do :)

- K

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq