Kernel Bug Migration

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Tue Jun 17 15:48:00 UTC 2008

2008/6/17 Ben Collins <ben.collins at>:
>> Shouldn't it be "we will try hard to iron out all bugs for LTS and
>> deliver it in non-disruptible, voluntary manner (through -backports or
>> -updates)"?
> It really depends on the extent of those bugs. If it affects a lot of
> people, then that's where the "best effort" comes in. We obviously
> aren't going to fix everyone's bugs or bugs that only affect a minority
> of users because we have to weigh our efforts and the possibilities for
> regressions.
> The nature of the bugs also comes into play. If it's an infrequent
> annoyance, then we may not fix it either. Where as, if it keeps people
> from using the OS at all, then it is more likely to get fixed.
> So let's not try to put a blanket policy around all bugs affecting an
> LTS. There are a lot of criteria involved.

OK. Thanks for explanation.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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