`On 15 August 2011 08:16, Teck Choon Giam <giamteckchoon@gmail.com> wrote:> 2011/8/15  <david@lang.hm>:>> 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)>> Err... sorry from my understanding like this year... one new long term> kernel added so it is N+1 then next year is N+1+1 and two years drop> one so it is N+1+1-1... so every year there will be one new long term> added and every two years there will be one overall long term kernel> added to total number of long term kernels... since two are added> within 2 years and one dropped every 2 years.  So there are not only 2> long term kernels at any one time in this case... ... someone correct> me if I am wrong.>I think your maths might be wrong.Year 1, long term kernel 1 starts  (total concurrent long term = 1)Year 2, long term kernel 2 starts  (total concurrent long term = 2)Year 3, long term kernel 3 starts, long term kernel 1 stops. (totalconcurrent long term = 2)Year 4, long term kernel 4 starts, long term kernel 2 stops. (totalconcurrent long term = 2)Year 5, long term kernel 5 starts, long term kernel 3 stops. (totalconcurrent long term = 2)--To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" inthe body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.orgMore majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.htmlPlease read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/`