[CentOS] checking package versions in various releases

Wed Nov 30 15:31:21 UTC 2011
Fabien Archambault <fabien.archambault at univ-provence.fr>

On 11/30/2011 04:28 PM, Alan McKay wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I am sure there must be an easy way to do this.
> I am currently running 5.3 and "yum info db4" tells me that they have
> version 4.3.29.
> Is that telling me that this is the version in 5.3?  Or that this is
> the latest version in the 5.x stream?
> If the former, then how do I find out what release of the db4 software
> (sleepcat berkeley db) is in 5.7?
> I don't want to "yum upgrade" just yet.  I have to research a number
> of things before upgrading, and this is one of them.
> thanks,
> -Alan
If you have questions on the 5.7 version why not building a virtual 
machine and do tests on it?