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package differences in CentOS 7.8 and 7.9

Posted: 2020/12/28 06:46:01
by mania
Hi ,
I really need to know version below packages in Centos 7.8 and Centos 7.9. I totally want to know about differences in these Distribution?
Kernel
Git
Security
Software Management
httpd/Apache
Python
php, ruby, perl
Desktop Environment
Databases
Virtualization
Firewall
Nginx
Networking Framework
Java
NTP
Storage Management
Containers

Re: package differences in CentOS 7.8 and 7.9

Posted: 2020/12/28 07:38:35
by jlehtone
mania wrote:
2020/12/28 06:46:01
I really need to know version below packages in Centos 7.8 and Centos 7.9. I totally want to know about differences in these Distribution?
I'm not convinced about the perceived "need". The "7.9" is simply a security/bug/feature update to "7.8".

There is only one "CentOS 7" Distribution. Its repositories do currently contain packages that are based on RHEL 7.9 content.
Some of those packages are identical to what they were before 7.9.
Some contain backported changes; the major/minor version remains the same.
Some (but not many) might have been rebased.

You can read RHEL 7.9 Release Notes to see how RHEL 7.9 differs from RHEL 7.8. https://access.redhat.com/documentation ... otes/index

You can list the repository content (to see "version numbers") with yum list (or perhaps with yum check-update)
or by browsing the URL.
The version of repositories that were based on RHEL 7.8 have been moved to CentOS Vault. Still browsable.

Re: package differences in CentOS 7.8 and 7.9

Posted: 2020/12/28 13:04:36
by TrevorH
You can also use rpm -q --changelog $package | less for each package that you're interested in and then look at the entries in that that are dated post-7.8.