[CentOS] CentOS-6.0 Continuous Release ( CR ) repository

Sat Oct 8 20:10:56 UTC 2011
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Sat, 2011-10-08 at 15:30 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> nux at li.nux.ro wrote:
> >> I don't really understand the function of this repository,
> >> or rather why the RPMs in it are not in the standard repository?
> > Because there is no "standard repository" yet. These RPMs are from the
> > next version (6.1 as we write this) which has not been published yet. CR
> > is just a way to keep up with updates while they work on publishing Centos
> > 6.1.
> I've read the various responses, and am not really convinced.
> It seems to me the developers are just making more work for themselves.
> Of course that is their prerogative ...
the various responses seemed to cloud the reasoning more than clarified
it and I guess it would be more reasonable to point you to the official
CentOS reasoning...


Upstream has their 'fast track' and I gather that this mirrors (or at
least attempts to mirror) the upstream methods (with some good


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