[CentOS] openssh-5.3p1-123.el6_9.x86_64.rpm for CESA-2017:2563 not available in mirror.centos.org centos6 repo

Sun Oct 22 14:23:21 UTC 2017
Dustin McNabb <dustin.mcnabb at gmail.com>

My apologies for the misunderstanding. I get it now. Thanks again for the help.


> On Oct 21, 2017, at 7:15 PM, Peter <peter at pajamian.dhs.org> wrote:
>> On 22/10/17 04:41, Dustin McNabb wrote:
>> as Johnny pointed out
> All that Johnny pointed out was that 6 is a link to 6.9 and should
> therefore have the same content.  He never said anything about os having
> the latest release of the package, he simply said that 6 should (and it
> does, in updates).
>> this package was
>> released August 31st and should be in the os repo by now,
> 6.9 (which 6 links to) was released by Red Hat in March and no further
> updates are made to os after that.  All updated packages after the
> release date go in updates.
>> and it’s
>> not. Also, I was wrong since it’s missing from both the 6.9 and 6 os
>> repo. I just checked again from a browser that has never been to this
>> url so there’s no chance of something being cached and still I see
>> the 122 package at
>> http://mirror.centos.org/centos-6/6/os/x86_64/Packages/. Ultimately,
>> you helped me solve my problem, but the package is not in os
>> directory yet like Johnny said it normally would be.
> You are mistaken both about what Johnny said and what the os and updates
> repos are for.  The os repo contains those packages that were released
> at the time of a point release.  In the case of 6.9 the release date by
> Red Hat was 2017-03-21 and the packages in os are generally current as
> of that date.  Updates contains updated packages that have been released
> since the most recent point release.  By default and generally yum will
> be configured for both repos, and so any update or install will pull the
> most recent package from either os or updates.  In the case where there
> was not any updated package since the point release the most recent
> package will be in os, otherwise it will be in updates.
> Peter
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