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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 4.9 is a longterm kernel
On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:21:05AM -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 02:48:38PM +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> > From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> >
> > Might as well just mark it as such now, to head off the constant
> > questions. Yes, 4.9 is the next longterm supported kernel version.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> >
> > diff --git a/content/releases.rst b/content/releases.rst
> > index 3c2eb973f66b..efe10dc05a8f 100644
> > --- a/content/releases.rst
> > +++ b/content/releases.rst
> > @@ -40,6 +40,7 @@ Longterm
> > ======== ==================== ============ ==================
> > Version Maintainer Released Projected EOL
> > ======== ==================== ============ ==================
> > + 4.9 Greg Kroah-Hartman 2016-12-11 Jan, 2019
> > 4.4 Greg Kroah-Hartman 2016-01-10 Feb, 2018
> > 4.1 Sasha Levin 2015-06-21 Sep, 2017
> > 3.18 Sasha Levin 2014-12-07 Jan, 2017
> > diff --git a/pelicanconf.py b/pelicanconf.py
> > index a38ba7826489..cfbde607e6cf 100644
> > --- a/pelicanconf.py
> > +++ b/pelicanconf.py
> > @@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ import sys
> > sys.path.append('./')
> > from plugins import releases
> >
> > -LONGTERM_KERNELS = ('4.4', '4.1', '3.18', '3.16', '3.14', '3.12', '3.10', '3.4', '3.2')
> > +LONGTERM_KERNELS = ('4.9', '4.4', '4.1', '3.18', '3.16', '3.14', '3.12', '3.10', '3.4', '3.2')
> > EOL_KERNELS = ('3.14', '3.19', '4.0', '4.2', '4.3', '4.5', '4.6', '4.7', '4.8')
> >
> > GIT_MAINLINE = '/mnt/git-repos/repos/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git'
>
> Partially applied. The releases script doesn't currently handle the
> situation where there isn't at least one tree with the "stable" moniker --
> which is a bug, but the fix is non-trivial and will require testing. So,
> for now, until 4.10 is released, I'm not marking 4.9 as "longterm" on the
> landing page in order not to break things. I will work on adjusting the
> logic so that we don't have to do this in the future.
>
> When 4.10 is out, I'll properly mark 4.9 as longterm on the landing page --
> for now it's only indicated as such on the releases page.

Ah, ok, I kept telling people I couldn't mark anything as "LTS" until it
actually had a chance to be dropped as a "normal" stable kernel. Turns
out you coded the site based on that as well :)

I'll send you a follow-on patch once 4.10 is out if you happen to
forget.

thanks,

greg k-h

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