[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 and BitTorrent

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 00:20:13 UTC 2009

nate wrote:
> Yves Bellefeuille wrote:
>> If I remember correctly, when version 5.3 was released, about 95% was
>> made available by BitTorrent before the official release date, so that
>> the entire file would be available as soon as possible after the
>> release.
>> Could the same be done this time?
> Could someone describe to me what the rush is? I mean what drives
> the need that you need to have it _right now_ ?

There is always the risk that a critical security vulnerability will be 
discovered with the fix only made available in an update to 5.4.

 > Me I always like
> to wait at least a week or two to see if others run into issues,
> and wait for the mirrors to become less clogged.

It won't do you any good to wait forever if someone doesn't run it to 
find the issues.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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