[CentOS] CentOS 5.5 yum update with reference to 5.6

Wed Apr 13 19:15:59 UTC 2011
William Hooper <whooperhsd at gmail.com>

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Bernard Fay <bernard.fay at enodegroup.com> wrote:
> Hello group,
> I have a CentOS 5.5 server freshly installed.
> When I do a yum updated package_name, I have referenced to 5.6.  Why?

CentOS "point releases" track the upstream "Update x" releases.  So
CentOS 5.6 is upstream version 5 update 6.  The point releases are not
a separate product, just a batch of updates to the base product.  As
soon as you do a "yum update" to get all the new updates you will have
a 5.6 install.


William Hooper