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Old 04-28-2009, 12:55 PM   #1
nandanm1
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To update only Security packages on CentOS


I am a newbie on Linux platform.

Can some one suggest me a way of updating only the security packages on CentOS?

If I do a yum update. It updates everything and creates a new version which will unnecessarily uses space along with the old version.
I don't want this to happen.
Can some one suggest me a way of updating only the security packages and keeping my old version of CentOS?
 
Old 04-28-2009, 01:52 PM   #2
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Centos only supports the current point release. When 5.3 was released, support for 5.2 was dropped. There are no Centos updates of any kind available for the non supported point releases (other than yum updating to the current point release). After any update has completed, the difference in space should be minimal (the older packages are deleted).
 
  


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