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A quick perusal of the FreeBSD website hasn't netted me the information I'm after, namely the time a FreeBSD release is supported for. By support I mean the ability to install it and for security updates to continue to flow from the repositories for everything the release has the ability to install.

CentOS, a downstream copy of Redhat Enterprise Linux, is supported for seven years and security patches are back-ported to older versions of apps to allow for a stable application base which remains secure. I'm interested in how FreeBSD (or any BSD really) compares.
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FreeBSD doesn't support a version for seven years. See http://security.freebsd.org/ for a list.
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