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    SubjectRe: Future of the -longterm kernel releases (i.e. how we pick them).
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    On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 3:25 PM,  <david@lang.hm> wrote:
    > On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, Teck Choon Giam wrote:
    >
    >> 2011/8/15  <david@lang.hm>:
    >>>
    >>> On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, J?rg-Volker Peetz wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Greg KH wrote, on 08/15/11 06:15:
    >>>> <snip>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> - a new -longterm kernel is picked every year.
    >>>>> - a -longterm kernel is maintained for 2 years and then dropped.
    >>>>
    >>>> <snip>
    >>>>
    >>>> Just a little nitpick: with this scheme you will accumulate longterm
    >>>> kernels. If
    >>>> I understand it right, one longterm kernel is added every year.
    >>>
    >>> but with one new kernel being added each year, and then being dropped two
    >>> years later, there are only 2 long term kernels at any one time (that
    >>> Greg
    >>> will be maintaining at least, nothing stops other people from maintaining
    >>> other long term kernels in addition)
    >>
    >> Err... sorry from my understanding like this year... one new long term
    >> kernel added so it is N+1 then next year is N+1+1 and two years drop
    >> one so it is N+1+1-1... so every year there will be one new long term
    >> added and every two years there will be one overall long term kernel
    >> added to total number of long term kernels... since two are added
    >> within 2 years and one dropped every 2 years.  So there are not only 2
    >> long term kernels at any one time in this case... ... someone correct
    >> me if I am wrong.
    >
    > in 2011 there will be a -longterm kernel picked (1 maintained)
    >
    > in 2012 there will be a -longterm kernel picked (1+1=2 maintained)
    >
    > in 2013 there will be a -longterm kernel picked, but the 2011 one will no
    > longer be maintained (1+1+1-1=2 maintained)
    >
    > in 2014 there will be a -longterm kernel picked, but the 2012 one will no
    > longer be maintained (1+1+1+1-1-1=2 maintained)

    Thanks for explaining... :)

    Kindest regards,
    Giam Teck Choon
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