[CentOS] source code location

Sun Jan 9 19:02:40 UTC 2011
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 1:56 PM, derleader __ <derleader at abv.bg> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm interested from where Centos gets the source RPMs of updates for
>>>> Red Hat Linux? I suppose that they are publicly available but where?
>>>> regards
>>>> Peter
>>> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/os/SRPMS/
>>I believe the OP is asking, where does the centos project get them from.
>>and thats probably from...
>>(adjust path as required)
> Where do you get the updates released from Red Hat? I see that there are
> several versions of some of the packets. Are these the updates?

No, those are at ftp://ftp.redhat.com/redhat/linux/updates/enterprise/
in variious channels for various components. RedHat chose to separate
out various components, such as some virtualization and clustering
components, into separate "channels". CentOS, sensibly, merges them
back into a single repository.

This is partly why the contents between CentOS's merged installation
environment and RHEL's various "workstation", "client" "node"d my
uncle benjy" channels do not precisely match CentOS's or Scientific
Linux's or the older Whitebox setups.

The bare SRPM channels are available at: