[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta - Yum Updates?

Wed Mar 21 14:58:14 UTC 2007
Styma, Robert E (Robert) <stymar at alcatel-lucent.com>

 > Styma, Robert E (Robert) wrote:
> > Unlike FC7T2, CentOS 5 Beta does not seem to pick
> > up Yum updates.  Is this by design or do I
> > need to add repos to my /etc/yum.repos.d?
> The beta does not receive any updates. The final CentOS 5 will receive
> updates without fiddling with the configuration.
> Had you read the Release Notes, you might have found the following
> paragraph in there:

I confess to not reading all the release notes.  My interest in
the CentOS beta came from the fact that a number of things which
were broken going from FC4 to FC6 which annoyed me.  I discovered
that FC7T2 maintains the broken state (there are open bugzillas)
and CentOS 5 inherits them.

In particular.  The gnome applets which show CPU/disk/network/etc. 
utilization have a hover popup which shows the numeric value.  Prior
to FC6, it changed once a second if you hovered the cursor.  It no
longer updates.

Updates to gnome startup cause multiple occurances of some applications
to be ignored. http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=341286