On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 09:28, Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com> 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. Browse a mirror: http://mirror.wiredtree.com/centos/5/os/x86_64/CentOS/db4-4.3.29-10.el5_5.2.x86_64.rpm It's very rare that point release update/upgrades within a major version will b0rk anything. That's the point of running an enterprise OS, there shouldn't be any major changes within a release. Testing in a VM like Fabien mentioned is also a pretty good idea.