[CentOS] Lots of Centos 5.2 updates already

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Jun 25 20:54:33 UTC 2008

John R Pierce wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I just completed my first 5.2 install. For 'completeness' I 'tested 
>> out' yum update.
>> Guess what? For this minimum install, there were 43Mb of updates to 
>> download.
>> So I went over to my local repo server and setup a 
>> /centos/5.2/updates directory and started the rsync to get all the 
>> updates:
>> 155 files taking up 943Mb. Already. Wow! Perhaps something to do with 
>> the initial build problem? But anyone that does an install from the 
>> CDs/DVD and includes OpenOffice, then turns around and updates, is in 
>> for a scary supprise. Yet another reason for the local repos....
> I thought the 'updates' directory contained updates for everything 
> from 5.0 forward ? 
There are only 2 rpms dated Jun 18, all the rest are more recent So I 
would say they are all updates to 5.2. Plus the way that Johnny 
maintains the symlink, he would change over the the 5.2 updates the same 
time he changes over to the 5.2 base.

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