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co6user
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Kickstart vs os repo

Post by co6user » 2019/10/29 19:31:18

Hi,

Found two repos for each group, kickstart and os.

For example:

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Kickstart version:
Index of /centos/8.0.1905/AppStream/x86_64/kickstart/Packages/
OS version:
Index of /centos/8.0.1905/AppStream/x86_64/os/Packages/
What are the differences between these two?

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Re: Kickstart vs os repo

Post by TrevorH » 2019/10/29 19:53:28

Kickstart is fixed at point release time. BaseOS now receives updates (there is no updates repo any more). It's for people that need to have a repeatable install on which to base a system. Most people should just install from the non-Kickstart version so that they pick up all the latest packages at install time.
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