[CentOS] Moving the system from 5.3 to 5.4

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Tue Jan 19 20:30:50 UTC 2010

John R Pierce wrote:
> Renato Botelho wrote:
>> My question is not *how* to update, but how the rpm detects a
>> new version is available and automatically update to rpms from
>> 5.4 version.
> I believe it gets the updates from /5/  on the yum repos, not /5.x/    
> so when /5/ has rolled to be a link to /5.4/ instead of /5.3/, voila, 
> its getting the components from there.

Exactly.  The "5.3" and "5.4" versions are a just collection of
updates.  When the updates that make up 5.4 are pushed out to the repos,
you get updated to 5.4 on your next "yum update".


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