On Fri, October 21, 2011 16:24, Johnny Hughes wrote: > On 10/21/2011 09:17 AM, Giles Coochey wrote: >> >> However, if I install whatever latest version of an operating system >> distribution. I expect to be able to run something that will give me >> stable security-updates for that distribution. >> >> It appears that this is not the case, and my only option is to take my >> servers down the beta route to Centos 6.1 Release Candidates. >> >> Other than that - the only advice given so far is: remain vulnerable to >> attack. > > Do you see anything that says Beta or Release Candidate? > Well, earlier in the discussion, we heard that these updates have not passed through the full QA process, so it seems QA is being performed by the userbase, so yes - to me, that sounds like Beta. > You could always PAY for the original and get the updates as they are > released ... OR ... you can build them yourself. We are doing this as > fast as we can. > Your work is appreciated, look - this isn't an attack on the distribution. I'm not having a go at the volunteers. Sorry if it came out that way. > If you need SLA type support, then CentOS is likely NOT the distro for > you as it does not have SLAs. It is a distribution built and released > by volunteers for you to use or not use as you see fit. If you need the > updates faster than we can deliver them, you must either learn to build > them yourself or find another way. > At work I use Redhat, at home I use CentOS, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't have a sane release process. > There is nothing BETA about the CR repo ... it is the CR repo. > See my comments above, and review earlier posts in this thread.