[arch-general] How often kernel26-lts updated?

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 11:38:49 EDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:22 PM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>wrote:

> Just wondering:  what's the general policy about how often (and why)
> kernel26-lts gets updated?  I know it's supposed to be a "long-term
> supported" kernel, making it more appropriate for servers and such.  But
> it seems like it gets updated almost as often as the main kernel26
> package.  Also, I saw today that it's currently flagged as out of date.
> What would be the criteria for it being out of date?  Is there some
> upstream release that the lts kernel follows along with?
> Thanks,
> DR

There are kernel releases marked upstream as "longterm"[1]. The 2.6.32
version currently being used in Arch as lts has been updated on the 24th of
March. (

[1] http://kernel.org/

Cédric Girard

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