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SubjectRe: Kernel Releases
> Re: Kernel Releases
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>
> > Development kernels are development kernels... nothing else. Look to
> > distributors for high degrees of quality assurance testing. When you run a
> > development kernel you have joined the development team, even if you don't
> > know it. Finding and reporting bugs is your job...
>
> That's why you stay away from 2.5.x, or 2.4.x-pre, or 2.4.x-ac -- which
> are development kernels. 2.4.x kernels are released kernels.
>

The point being made (I believe) is that recently the "released"
kernels have had a low quality with showstopper-quality bugs being
introduced, but not detected, very late in the -preX cycle. What the
initiator of this thread wants is a longer testing of the last -preX
version. And changes between that an the "release" confined to bug/doc
fixing *only*. Whether this has to be under the "-rcX" label, or not -
the idea behind it is sound.

Martin
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