[CentOS] CentOS 6.3 packages updates options without upgrading.

Tue Nov 8 17:28:10 UTC 2016
Dipal Bhatt <dipal.bhatt at gmail.com>

Unfortunately, that's the constraint it seems hence, there's inquiry of
other options.  But, looks like, any el6 package should work as long as we
meet the dependencies?
Kindly thanks for many help.

On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 10:55 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> 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
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