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Re: Feature or bug? (strange?) yum behaviour



On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 17:49 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
> > * Les Mikesell [02/04/2008 00:27] :
> >> I specifically complained about the version in FC6, but the reason it 
> >> matters is that I have a large number of an equivalent version in Centos  
> >> that I'll have to put up with for years.
> > 
> > Have you tried asking the CentOS guys to update their yum package?
> 
> The CentOS policy is to maintain strict and exact compatibility with 
> their upstream "famous North American distribution" that won't let them 
> mention their name.  So it will update when you-know-who updates - which 
> by policy isn't likely to be until the next major release.
> 

Then you aren't being a good sysadmin and following the betas of the
server operating systems you run.

-sv



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