[CentOS] Want to _prevent_ upgrade to centos 5.2

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Wed Jul 2 18:47:29 UTC 2008

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> CentOS-5 is the real version ... 5.2 is just a point in time set of 
>> updates for CentOS-5.  Understand that if you had RHEL-5 and ran an 
>> update, it would also update you to the same packages.  What this 
>> means is that 5.2 is just an update set for CentOS-5 .. not really a 
>> new version.
> I think the firefox/OOo version jumps are the surprises here.  We've 
> come to expect boring consistency with few feature changes across minor 
> updates.  I think it is a great thing for the desktop apps to change 
> faster than the base os and server apps, but it seems like an upstream 
> policy change especially for the big jump in firefox.
That may be ... but it is not a policy we (the CentOS Project) made. 
Also, if you have a RHEL-5 subscription and you run an update, you get 
the same packages.

Also if one wants to not do all upgrades then one must devise their own 
method of version control ... for CentOS or for RHEL.

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