[CentOS] upgrading to a minor release 4.1 to 4.2

Fri May 14 15:52:57 UTC 2010
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On May 14, 2010, at 8:51 AM, Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 12:37 AM, sheraz naz <sheraznaz at yahoo.com>  
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I need to upgrade a system running 4.1 to 4.2, but before I do I  
>> want to
>> list out all the packages that will be updated/installed/removed. I  
>> can run
>> up2date -l to get a list of updates but does that show packages  
>> that need to
>> be installed and removed as well or just the updates?
>> Second, how would I go about upgrading 4.1 to 4.2 instead of 4.8  
>> (i.e.
>> latest update).
> OK, ignoring the "why??", the approach would be to get the 4.2 DVD ISO
> then mount it as a package repository. Point your system to that
> repository then run the update.

Or edit your repo file and point /4/ to /4.2/ on the archive server.

The .X releases are service packs, I understand wanting to delay the  
upgrade until further testing, but 4 years, damn, what have you guys  
been doing all this time?