[CentOS] question centos stream 8 applying updates

Fri Dec 11 18:26:02 UTC 2020
Walter H. <Walter.H at mathemainzel.info>

On 11.12.2020 19:19, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 12/10/20 2:53 PM, edward via CentOS wrote:
>> after reading some info on centos stream is a  rolling release. i'm 
>> wondering applying 
> It's not a "rolling release" in the most commonly used sense. There 
> just isn't a minor number for releases.  CentOS Stream 8 will always 
> be CentOS Stream 8, and never 8.1 or 8.2, etc.  Just one ten-year long 
> release.  At any given point in time, a fully updated system should be 
> backward-compatible with any applications that have run earlier in the 
> release cycle.

with CentOS Stream there are only updates till 2024(!) not 2029 as it be 
expected ...