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    SubjectRe: Let's make a small change to the process
    On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 10:16:08PM +0200, Paolo Ciarrocchi wrote:
    > despite I know you are all bored with the " I know how to improve the
    > process" email but I want to share with you this idea .-)
    > Both Andrew and Linus are doing an impressive job so I really don't
    > think we need to change the way they are working.
    > What I'm suggesting is start offering 2.6.X:Y kernel, you did for
    > so...
    > The .Y patchset contains only important security fix (all stuff you
    > think are important) and is weekly uploaded to
    > Doing that, people:
    > - can stop running "personal version of vanilla kernel
    > - don't need to wait till next Linus' release in order to have a
    > security bug fixed
    > We, of course, need a maintainer for it,
    > maybe someone from OSDL (Randy?), maybe wli (he maintained his tree
    > for a long time), maybe Alan (that is already applying these kind of
    > fixes to his tree), maybe someone else... ?
    > Sounds reasonable ?

    Not normally the first thing I'd volunteer for. I probably won't at
    all unless demand comes down from on high.

    -- wli
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