[arch-general] Linux kernel 4.0.2-1 flagged out-of date.

Francis Gerund ranrund at gmail.com
Thu May 14 02:17:56 UTC 2015

Okay, thanks.  Just wanted to be sure, and didn't seem to find the question
answered on the arch website.

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 8:47 PM, Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 8:33 PM, Francis Gerund <ranrund at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, if a package (even a kernel) is shown flagged as "out-of-date"
> > on the Arch website, and there is no later package (excluding testing,
> > etc.), is it okay to install or update that package, if there are no
> other
> > indications not to?
> >
> Flagging as out of date does not indicate a problem with the package, so I
> would feel safe upgrading. I would expect any problems to be mentioned on
> the news feed (depending on the problem and the package, but definitely the
> kernel qualifies).
> And when it comes to the kernel it will have spent time in testing before
> being given a clean bill of health.
> -- Eli Schwartz

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