when to upgrade (was: public key not available for RPM)
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Mar 14 14:49:08 MDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 14:43 -0600, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> > FC 3 is not supported by RedHat in any way and security updates are
> > not
> > being produced. I'm not sure of the state of the fedoralegacy.org
> > site
> > anymore, so you're running at your own risk. However CentOS 4 is
> > binary
> > and rpm compatible with FC3, so if I were you, I'd just add CentOS
> > sources to your yum and carefully dist-upgrade to CentOS 4. Custom
> > software you have installed won't notice any differences between
> > CentOS
> > 4 and FC3, and you'll the added benefit of active security updates for
> > the next couple of years.
> What is the difference between FC and CentOS?
FC 3 because RHEL 4. (provided the base packages)
CentOS 4 is a recompile of RHEL4. It's binary compatible with FC3 in
the important ways: Glibc version, RPM version, Kernel version, all
library versions (ssl, etc), and C++ ABI.
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