[CentOS] CentOS & eclipse

Thu Dec 26 18:59:11 UTC 2013
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2013/12/26 Steve <zephod at cfl.rr.com>

> I'm running an up-to-date CentOS 6.5 and I wanted to install eclipse so I
> went to System->Adminitration->Add/Remove Software and installed
> eclipse-cdt-1:7.0.1-4.el6 and a bunch of dependent packages.
> >From the eclipse help menu I see that this is version 3.6.1. According to
> wikipedia this is a eclipse Helios which was released in June of 2010.
> My question is why is this so far out of date? My understanding was that
> CentOS was generally about a year out-of-

Well, it is way that RHEL/Centos works. Maybe you should use Fedora instead
of it or roll your own eclipse package for Centos?