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SubjectRe: Latest kernel stable/longterm status
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 11:10:14AM +0100, Tim Gardner wrote:
> On 01/11/2012 12:56 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:03:33AM +0100, Tim Gardner wrote:
> >>On 01/10/2012 03:26 AM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> >>>On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 04:37:05PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> >>>>As 3.2 is now out, here's a note as to the current status of the
> >>>>different stable/longterm kernel trees.
> >>>
> >>>Thanks for all your hard work Greg!
> >>>
> >>
> >>I'd also like to thank Greg.
> >>
> >>Ubuntu will continue to support 2.6.32.y until April 2015. Ubuntu
> >>has also chosen 3.2 as a long term supported kernel for the 12.04
> >>release and will pick up support for it when 3.3 is released.
> >
> >What exactly do you mean by this?
> >
> >greg k-h
>
> If you're agreeable, I would very much prefer to continue with the
> stable update model that you've developed by committing to the
> linux-2.6.32.y and linux-3.2.y branches in git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git.
> The mailing list review process as well as the policies regarding
> patch suitability are working well.

As I previously stated, in this email, I already have someone lined up
to maintain 2.6.32 after I am done with it, but I'm sure that person
would love it if you would send any needed patches to
stable@vger.kernel.org to help them out.

greg k-h


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