official course of action for features of newer kernels
markjackson at gmx.at
Fri Aug 4 19:38:25 UTC 2006
Ben Collins schrieb:
> On Fri, 2006-08-04 at 09:14 +0200, mark jackson wrote:
>> Dear Kernel-Team!
>> Could you please explain me in short words how the kernel is managed;
>> i have seen the changelog for the current version here:
>> it seems to me that you are backporting some things from current
>> official kernels ( very good!);
>> but still the situation is not so clear for me;
>> * when is something backported and when not?
> Usually when a bug report is filed, and the fix is clear and tested, and
> not very intrusive.
>> * how is it about current hardware?
> Not sure of the question, but generally the dapper kernel works with all
> current hardware. Sometimes we need to add new PCI id's to existing
> drivers, but that's about it.
>> * and how is the relation to current kernels in debian-unstable;
> No relation at all.
thanks for this quick reply;
Best Regards from Austria
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