[CentOS] moderate rant un updates

Fri Mar 15 16:29:26 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> On 03/15/2013 08:32 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> As long as the distro requires the use of a
>> repository that  by policy excludes things that almost everyone needs
>> we are pretty much forced to
> Les, calm down.  Both CentOS and ELrepo are fine.  The problem was
> caused by the OP's own manual configuration, not the distro or the 3rd
> party repository.

Agreed, but those repositories don't have everything - by policy - and
everything can't be coordinated or tested together.  Thus the
requirement for the manual configuration to attempt to control
updates, and the likelihood that it will be wrong in the future or
that problems with it will be exposed later.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com