[CentOS] RHEL vs. CentOS

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 20:58:53 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:38 PM, NiftyClusters Mitch
<niftycluster at niftyegg.com> wrote:
> Exactly,
> RedHat service (not free) uses the  redhat  update network and tools
> like "up2date"
> to deliver updated RPM packages to their customer.   They do not distribute yum
> by default and they do not have a yum repository configuration that works.

FYI this is no longer true with respect to RHEL5. It does indeed use
yum, but they have some specialized hooks into yum to deliver content
via rhn still. This is what OP was referring to I believe.

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