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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.

"Sometimes the only way to stay sane is to go a little crazy."

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