[CentOS] How to get 4.3 updates without 4.4 upgrade
lance at centos.org
Mon Sep 4 15:13:45 UTC 2006
On Mon, 4 Sep 2006, Steve Huff wrote:
> On Sep 4, 2006, at 10:43 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> Errmm 4.3 updates give 4.4 ???
>> Hey, I am seeing 195 updates available. That does NOT sound like a a few
>> patches. More like a total replacement.
> what it sounds like you want is to stay at 4.3 but still receive...
> something? security updates? updates that are magically guaranteed not to
> break anything?
> i'm not sure there's a good way to accomplish that. i'd recommend not
> running `yum update` until other early adopters have figured out all the
> various pitfalls and have documented workarounds.
This issue will be resolved upstream when following the release of 4.5
they start to maintain point releases that have backported security
updates - 4.5.1 4.5.2 etc - CentOS will follow suit ...
> p.s. i recall an announcement a while back that there RH created additional
> up2date channels that distribute noncritical fixes and feature enhancements
> in real time rather than waiting until the point release, but i don't
> remember how to access them. anyone?
fasttrack repo (= upstream fastrack)
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