[CentOS] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: CentOS 5.2 is here!

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Tue Jun 24 12:39:07 UTC 2008

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>>> Sorry to be dumb, but what is the point of calling it Centos-5.2?
>>> Is it just that if installing Centos from scratch,
>>> one could download a more up-to-date version?
>> Think of it as a rebase with added kernel drivers, some newer features
>> and so on, while still basically being CentOS 5.
>> Or - if you come from the windows world - CentOS 5, service pack 2.
> But does one actually get Windows XP SP3 
> simply by repeated "Windows Update"s?
> Re kernel drivers, are you saying that Centos only updates the kernel
> when there is a (minor) distribution change?
> I'm not complaining, just slightly baffled by the nomenclature.
> _______________________________________________

Windows XP service pack 3 was released recently, Windows NT 4 had 6 
service packs

I used kernel as an example. But the same applies for Gnome, KDE, Xen, 
sound card drivers, network drivers, etc.


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