[CentOS] Re: Centos 4.7 delay more than mirror issue?

Thu Sep 11 05:00:37 UTC 2008
John Newbigin <jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au>

If the dvd has been mastered then can we at least get the torrents released?


R P Herrold wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Sep 2008, Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 9-10-2008 1:02 AM Josh Donovan spake the following:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> Normally people ask "when is CentOS 4.7 coming" and they are told 
>>> "when it is ready". Dag posted on his blog about it going to testing 
>>> in July while it was supposed to be syncing to the mirrors on Sept 
>>> 5/6th according to Karanbir.
>>> Is there something going on behind the scenes? I have not seen Johnny 
>>> Hughes or even Dag posting on this list for some time. CentOS has 
>>> gone for some time while other rebuilds folded so I wouldn't like it 
>>> to follow the same way.
> QA is and has been done; the handout to the mirrors has not sufficiently 
> converged to complete for the load which a 'bitflip' will cause.
> We would rather NOT be answering 'why is yum failing' or worse, publish 
> partial sync images whch waste bandwidth with incomplete images (which 
> provoke even more questions:  'my md5sum on disk ... is ... but it says 
> ...')
> soon, soon
> -- Russ herrold
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John Newbigin
ITS Senior Analyst / Programmer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia