[CentOS] CENTOS and INTEL S775 C2D E6750 2.66G 1333 RTL

Peter Arremann loony at loonybin.org
Thu Sep 27 06:42:27 UTC 2007

On Thursday 27 September 2007, John R Pierce wrote:
> > Thanks for the feedback. Unfortunately, the third-party software will be
> > a binary that was built against specific library versions.
> all subversions and incremental updates of a RHEL/CentOS major version
> use the same library versions, they backpatch critical updates and
> bugfixes.
> For instance,  CentOS5 has glibc 2.5, python 2.4.3, apache httpd 2.2.3,
> php 5.1.6, ...   it will always have these versions regardless of updates.
> the only time incremental updates should break things on a RHEL/CentOS
> system is add-on kernel modules and drivers, these need to be
> reinstalled after each incremental kernel update.

Wow - my answer could have been that simple :) 


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