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SubjectRe: starting with 2.7
Willy Tarreau wrote:

> Anyway, when you manage your own distribution, you have no other solution
> than reading lkml daily (better: continuously) to grab the required fixes
> and apply them to your local tree. If you feel that sometime you won't be
> able to do the backport, either you can ask on lkml, people are often
> willing to help, or you need to rely on other people's work (read distro
> kernels).

I agree to rely on other people's work, but not _random_ distro kernels. The
reason is that distros usually both fix bugs and test new features on their

What's needed is an equivalent of linux-libc-headers: a vendor-neutral
generally-accepted kernel usable as-is in most cases.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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