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SubjectRe: Reg the next LTS kernel (6.1?)
Hi,
Any update on 6.1 being set as the next LTS release?

Thanks and regards,
Kaiwan.


On Fri, Oct 7, 2022 at 1:20 PM Kaiwan N Billimoria
<kaiwan.billimoria@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks Greg.. will wait for it!
>
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2022 at 1:15 PM Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 07, 2022 at 01:07:54PM +0530, Kaiwan N Billimoria wrote:
> > > Greetings!
> > > I'm working on the 2nd edition of the Linux Kernel Programming book
> > > (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07RW915K4/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0)
> > > and request your help...
> > >
> > > I'd like to base the book upon as recent a kernel version as is
> > > feasible, of course, with the caveat that it's a long-term (LTS) one
> > > that will be around for a while. Currently, the 5.10 LTS kernel's EOL
> > > date - Dec 2026 - makes it an ideal candidate.
> > >
> > > However, if possible, I'd (also) like to use a 6.x kernel; so, my
> > > question comes down to this: will a 6.1 kernel release occur soon (I
> > > heard it should be around Dec this year)? Will it be an LTS kernel
> > > (again, should be I guess), and, if so, very important for me, what's
> > > the likely EOL date?
> >
> > I usually pick the "last kernel of the year", and based on the normal
> > release cycle, yes, 6.1 will be that kernel. But I can't promise
> > anything until it is released, for obvious reasons.
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > greg k-h

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