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SubjectRe: The latest -ac patch to the stable Linux kernels
all the -ac kernels need to be treated as -pre

if you watch in detail you can pick ones that are more likly to be stable
then others, but some of them will be intentionally cutting edge.

David Lang

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Adam McKenna wrote:

> Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 16:37:10 -0700
> From: Adam McKenna <adam-dated-1018827432.0ef497@flounder.net>
> To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: The latest -ac patch to the stable Linux kernels
>
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 07:37:03PM -0400, David Ford wrote:
> > Not at all.
> >
> > Alan's most recent patch is in line with the 2.4.19 series of patches,
> > these are pre patches to the upcoming 2.4.19.
>
> Right, but (as far as I know) 2.4.19-pre6 is not considered the "stable linux
> kernel", is it? So how could 2.4.19-pre5-ac3 be the latest -ac patch to the
> stable linux kernel? It's more like "the latest -ac patch to the latest
> prepatch for the stable linux kernel".
>
> What I'm really complaining about is that for people who don't like to use
> -pre kernels (like me), finger@finger.kernel.org is useless for finding out
> what the latest -ac patch is to a non-pre kernel.
>
> What would be nice is something like this:
>
> The latest -ac patch to the stable Linux kernels is: 2.4.18-ac3
> The latest -ac pre-patch to the stable Linux kernels is: 2.4.19-pre5-ac3
>
> > Regardless. Alan is free to name his patches however he wants.
>
> Of course he is. I don't see what this has to do with anything I've said,
> however.
>
> --Adam
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