[CentOS] openssh-5.3p1-123.el6_9.x86_64.rpm for CESA-2017:2563 not available in mirror.centos.org centos6 repo

Sat Oct 21 13:54:08 UTC 2017
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Fri, October 20, 2017 5:24 pm, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 10/20/2017 05:20 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 10/20/2017 12:53 PM, Dustin McNabb wrote:
>>> The patch for CESA-2017:2563 announced at
>>> https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-August/022529.html
>>> is only available in the centos 6.9 repo. It is missing for the generic
>>> centos-6 repo at
>>> http://mirror.centos.org/centos-6/6/os/x86_64/Packages/.
>>> Typically this repo contains all the latest patches for the latest
>>> minor
>>> release, but it's missing the new version of openssh. I assume this is
>>> by
>>> mistake, but please correct me if I am wrong.
>> centos-6/6/ is a symlink to centos/6/
>> which is inturn a symlink to the latest directory .. in this case 6.9/
>> So, you will get the same package from each location
>> But, during the update sync out cycle, some servers have updates while
>> others are still syncing, so it sometimes takes a couple of hours for
>> everything to settle out.
>> Both of those directories will have the same content when they are
>> synced.
>> I did just release 30ish SRPM builds today, so it will take a few hours
>> for everything to stabilize.
> However, that package was released a long time ago (31 aug) and it IS in
> both places right now.  So no idea why you only see it in one place.

The OP looks in wrong place, the package is in updates, not os.

In general, the rule of thumb is to look in updates firs, then in os, then
one will find the latest package.


> For the things released TODAY .. they may take a couple hours to get out.
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Valeri Galtsev
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