[arch-dev-public] [idea] Kernel Release Policy
iphitus at iphitus.org
Mon Oct 6 03:28:16 EDT 2008
On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Jud <jud at judfilm.net> wrote:
> Hi Devs,
> <big snip>
> So my major point is: The only thing I want to really change is while
> the newer .x kernel is been prepped for released, Arch does not abandon
> the current .x kernel.
Whoa, could have said that at the start :p
The complication is that kernels need to go through testing, and we
can't test a 2.6.26.y while there's a 2.6.27 in [testing]. So we can
either ignore our current rule for kernel to go through [testing]
making an exception for .y releases - or we can leave the same as it
I'm inclined to leave things the same rather than make an exception.
Many .y releases are pretty minor, or we have them merged already.
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