[arch-general] Why did kernel packaging become slow?
tobias.powalowski at googlemail.com
Sat May 7 18:24:08 UTC 2016
Am 07.05.2016 um 14:09 schrieb Andreas Radke:
> 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 The kernel package (linux) is constantly out of date, both in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.
Thanks Andy, yes this is correct.
Sorry folks sometimes real life catches you and that's more important.
I'm sure all understand this.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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