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    SubjectRe: Please release a stable kernel Linux 3.0
    On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

    > On Jun 22 2007 00:29, Jesper Juhl wrote:
    >> On 21/06/07, Zoltán HUBERT <> wrote:
    >> [snip]
    >>> All people who might read this know that traditionally
    >>> stable releases are even numbered and development branches
    >>> are odd numbered. This changed during late develoment of
    >>> 2.6, according to my analysis because of the "invention" of
    >>> GIT which was itself necessary because of BitKeeper (insert
    >>> ooooooooold flame-wars here) and which allowed very dynamic
    >>> develoment.
    >> [...]
    >> I myself have argued that we should be focusing more on stability and
    >> regression fixing, but I'm not so sure that a 2.6.7 devel branch would
    >> solve this. In general the 2.6.x.y -stable kernels seem to be doing
    >> the job pretty good.
    > For my part, I think the 2.6.<odd> did not go as well as the 2.6.<even>,
    > beginning with x=16.

    you misunderstood the even/odd it was never 2.x.y with y odd/even being
    stable / development, it was the x being even/odd to indicate stable /

    all 2.6.x are stable, all 2.5.x were development.

    David Lang
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