[arch-general] Why did kernel packaging become slow?

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Sat May 7 10:57:15 UTC 2016

On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 11:15 AM, Abderrahman Najjar wrote:
> The kernel package (linux) is constantly out of date, both in Testing &
> Core.
> Whenever a version is pushed in kernel.org, the previous stable will be
> still in testing. And then the (old) stable version gets pushed to core,
> and the next one in testing will be already old (because it's the latest
> stable). Such as the case right now (Core=4.5.1, testing=4.5.2. Stable on
> kernel.org=4.5.3)
> Is there a reason for such delay?

Maybe because stable and even lts kernels in the recent past have
repeatedly regressed?

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