[CentOS] Moving the system from 5.3 to 5.4

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Tue Jan 19 19:49:03 UTC 2010

Renato Botelho wrote:
> Hello,
> I built a system based on centos 5.3, now i'm planing to move to 5.4.
> To do it I rebuilt all rpms making some changes.
> When I use a common centos 5.3, it automatically detects that 5.4
> is available and move update for it when i run yum update. How
> does this work? How the system detects new version and update
> for it?
> I thought centos-release rpm just update repo for it, but I saw this
> is not the case.
> Could someone gimme some light?

5.3 + updates = 5.4

There are usually no major problems in upgrading between point releases,
but it is always a good idea to read the release notes.



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