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

Andreas Radke andyrtr at archlinux.org
Sat May 7 12:09:53 UTC 2016

Am Sat, 7 May 2016 09:15:13 +0000
schrieb Abderrahman Najjar <abderrahman.najjar at gmail.com>:

> ​The kernel package (linux) is constantly out of date, both in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?

Simply because our main kernel pkg maintainer is busy with real life
and so somewhat late with packaging the releases.

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