Updating rhel 4
They repackage the source files into RPM format for redistribution.
Because they chose an open source model to obtain the software they distribute, they must provide their source code to others. The upstream vendor provides much added value by creating the Source RPMS and distributing them.
5 for Cent OS-5.x, 6 for Cent OS-6.x, etc.) As do most of the other rebuild projects, we change the kernel SRPM and do I would like to thank the upstream vendor for making the SRPMS available in the manner that they do.
There are several other enterprise vendors who do not make their source as readily available.
You should understand the implications of enabling and using packages from this repository.
Packages contributed by the Cent OS Users, which do not overlap with any of the core Distribution packages.
A template may be created by root thus: which produces a file named: new in the current working directory.
Packages built and maintained by the Cent OS developers that add functionality to the core distribution.
This source code is available on the Cent OS Git website.
Cent OS conforms fully with Red Hat, Inc's redistribution policies and aims to be functionally compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
The Cent OS project is not interested in taking credit for work done by others, so where possible we will leave all vendor file names as they are.
If we must make any changes to a package (due to trademark restrictions, to setup a configuration file, etc.), it will have a .centosx in the filename (the x is the Cent OS version ...