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Re: Feature proposal: Extended Life Cycle Support



Ding Yi Chen wrote:
> If X-1.3 does not specify Y-1.3 as dependency, I don't think
> yum update X will pull Y-1.3, even with the current version.

Selective updates are not really tested in practice and tend not to work. 
You're expected to get ALL stable updates, not just one. The old RHL 
advisories made this clear:
| Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
| relevant to your system have been applied.

        Kevin Kofler



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