[CentOS] centralized patch management

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 15:37:31 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:24 AM, Ray Van Dolson <rayvd at bludgeon.org> wrote:

> In addition, Spacewalk is the recently "opened" version of RHN
> Satellite and it should be able to run with CentOS.  I don't think it's
> a perfect solution yet however as it still requires Oracle on the
> back-end and I don't believe you can run it with RHEL and CentOS
> machines simultaneously (someone correct me if I'm wrong).
>  http://www.redhat.com/spacewalk/

Spacewalk handles both distros just fine, it just can't have them both
in the same organization. This is because both distros provide the
same versions of the same packages, with different signatures.  The
oracle bit isn't a huge deal, because it can use the free/development
version just fine.

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