Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
> while far from taking sides I'd like to note that version bumps that have a > tendency of being incompatible is quite inconvenient. building missing > components from scratch/by hand precludes change in patch management etc. > Some can afford it - others can't. If you run "yum update" and get your > kernel updated and not your DRBD you can find yourself in an unplesant > situation at some point especially if you run N servers and only fraction of > them are DRBD-enabled. True. This is the situation we are in. > Introducing "new version" in a separate repository helps admin to "fense" > his/her machines from going into unknown state. Exactly, which is why I would have preferred to see the 8.2 branch go into CentOSPlus, without disturbing the 8.0 branch in Extras.