[CentOS] mismatch in openssh latest rpm available at centos

Vinay Nagrik vnagrik at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 01:05:57 UTC 2012

Hello Group,

The latest rpm in openssh is 5.8, however, the corresponding latest rpm
available in centos 5.7  is only


in 6.0 centos is


I have following questions.

1. I want to start from src.rpm and where can I get the src.rpm for

2. Can I install openssh-5.3p1-20.el6.x86_64.rpm SAFELY with 5.7 centos
without causing any problems.

3. Which of these two rpms will be most compatible with latest openssh rpm
version 5.8.

Please let me know.  It is important for my work.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.



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