[CentOS] Is every CentOS release supported for 7 years?

Sun May 23 15:35:47 UTC 2010
Aniruddha <mailingdotlist at gmail.com>

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> On 05/22/2010 08:39 PM, Aniruddha wrote:
>> In CentOS there is an yum-security plugin which allows you to install
>> security updates only. If I understand correctly the preferred way
>> though is to do at least an yum upgrade every 6 months in order to
>> upgrade to a point release.
> yum-security requires the remote repositories to support it - the CentOS
> hosted ones do NOT. The plugin is left in the distro so other people who
> run private repo's might be able to do something for themselves. There
> is some work being done to get the centos repo's supporting
> yum-security, but were not there yet.
> But if you have tried the plugni, you already know this.
> - KB
> _______________________________________________

Al least it explains the lack of security updates found with the
yum-security plugin.:)