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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.27 will be a longtime supported kernel
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:03:40AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>2.6.16 has become a bit dated, and I'll maintain 2.6.27 for a few years
>as a replacement.
>
>As with 2.6.16, I'll pickup maintainance when the normal -stable
>maintainance ends (at some point after 2.6.28 gets released in January).
>
>It is intended to fill the niche for users who are not using
>distribution kernels but want to use a regression-free kernel for a
>longer time. It might be a small part of the userbase, but after the
>experiences with 2.6.16 I can say that there are quite a few users
>who appreciate such an offering.
>
>As people might have noted I wasn't able to do much kernel stuff
>recently, and 2.6.16 also suffered from this. I'll bring 2.6.16 back
>into shape and keep it maintained until at least mid-2009.

Thanks for your work.

I am just wondering why you only selected .16 and .27, not others?
Are there some specical reasons why you did this?

Thank you.


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