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SubjectRe: Future of the -longterm kernel releases (i.e. how we pick them).
On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, J?rg-Volker Peetz wrote:

> Greg KH wrote, on 08/15/11 06:15:
> <snip>
>>
>> - a new -longterm kernel is picked every year.
>> - a -longterm kernel is maintained for 2 years and then dropped.
> <snip>
>
> Just a little nitpick: with this scheme you will accumulate longterm kernels. If
> I understand it right, one longterm kernel is added every year.

but with one new kernel being added each year, and then being dropped two
years later, there are only 2 long term kernels at any one time (that Greg
will be maintaining at least, nothing stops other people from maintaining
other long term kernels in addition)

David Lang


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