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Re: Centos - are the avaialable versions up to date/secure?

From: James Bailey (jimfreesolutions.net)
Date: Sun Oct 19 2014 - 16:47:58 CDT


On 2014-10-19 22:15, listsrhsoft.net wrote:
> Am 19.10.2014 um 22:34 schrieb James Bailey:
>> On 2014-10-19 20:45, listsrhsoft.net wrote:
>>>
>>> there are no "CentOS guys"
>>
>> Damn I need to change my medication looks like I have had an
>> imaginary
>> friend for the last 10 years called Karanbir Singh
>
> yes, but he don't patch/update postfix or any other package
> he just takes the src.rpm from RHEL upstream and rebuild it

That is true but respect where it is due there are a number of RHEL
bugs found in CentOS where patches are pushed upstream to RHEL by the
CentOS devs and then when they are accepted released back into CentOS.
There is a lot more to CentOS than rpmbuild -ba <some_package>.

Jim