[CentOS] Pulling in broadwell support for cent6u5

Thu Jun 16 03:28:52 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 6/15/2016 8:18 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> I would point out that we provide CentOS-6, which is defined as all the
> latest updates installed.  Point releases are just a mechanism to create
> installable trees and new installers for new hardware at a point in
> time. It has never been a tested scenario to only pick and choose
> updates while not installing all of them.


> I would think that a customer who had data stolen or was somehow hurt by
> an entity who purposely ran servers that came into contact with the
> internet and also purposely ran software that had CRITCAL and
> correctable security flaws present would be very upset.  I would also
> think that they would expect an entity to install every security update
> to protect their data .. But what do I know.


john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz