[CentOS] CentOS Project Infrastructure

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Sun Aug 9 13:23:10 UTC 2009

Ian Murray wrote:
>>People who do not understand the technical issues involved do not see
>>why we can't just snap our fingers and put out the packages ... well, we
> What you explain makes perfect sense and so thanks for taking the time
> to explain. I was only basing my understanding on what Karanbir wrote on
> an earlier posting, which suggests that it can be done, although I am
> not sure how given your explanation.
> (http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2009-July/079311.html)
> Geoff Galitz wrote:
>>/ If I
>  understand this correctly... we have critical updates with patches
> />/ available but they are waiting about a week before they become available in
> />/ the form of Centos 4.8?
> /
> you need to evaluate if they are relevant to your install or not.
>>/ Is that accurate?
> /
> yup. We have already looked into the possibility of getting updates out 
> during a point release cycle, and will prolly be moving to that process 
> with the next point release ( 5.4 ).
> -- 
> Karanbir Singh

We have looked into it (in depth) and it is possible within the
limitations and with the errors that I pointed out above.

We might do it, with some packages, if we have an extended delay.

However, if we do, it will be difficult and not something we will
undertake lightly.

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