[CentOS] Re: [CentOS-announce] CESA-2006:0493 Important CentOS 4 i386 kernel - security update

Sun May 28 16:58:27 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On 5/28/06, Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com> wrote:
>> For all future kernels in the CentOS-4 CentOSPlus repos ... they will
>> exactly follow the normal upstream versions ... except that the '.EL'
>> will be replaced with '.plus.c4'.
> So what effect is this intended to have on "yum update" in the event
> that the CentOS rebuild of a new upstream kernel is released before
> the corresponding Plus kernel is released?

If you are using a centosplus kernel, you should have an exclude= line
setup for the [base] repo to ensure that kernel is not picked up.

If a higher/ newer Version-Release is made available in [base] that is
always going to override a lower version, even with a -.plus.c4 in there.

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