[CentOS] CentOS 6.3 packages updates options without upgrading.

Tue Nov 8 16:55:43 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 11/8/2016 6:27 AM, Dipal Bhatt wrote:
> Thanks really Leon very much w/ a very resourceful info. esp release notes
> helps across minor versions.  So, this is for a friend of mine, and I have
> been told that they will not currently consider updating their userland
> from 6.3 to 6.8 but only selected few packages.  The picture seems to be
> that their company runs a lot of apps on 6.3 userland and might have some
> specific dependencies, etc., but more importantly, this environment has
> been running in customers' environment for quite some time esp 1000s of
> customers, so updating system properly is not easily feasible for this
> scenario.  However, they can hand pick packages seem fit for update that
> can be pushed out using their internal code fixes and updates for end
> users. SO, this seems to be the problem of trying to hand pick certain
> packages to be updated, if feasible w/o much adverse effects.

thats a whole lot of words that boil down to  nothing,    they won't 
update because they don't want to, and are too lazy ?

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz