Notification of ABI breaking updates

Ben Collins ben.collins at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 27 13:59:48 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 14:46 +0100, Soren Hansen wrote:
> Hi guys!
> 
> Some third parties want to provide modules compiled against our stable
> release kernels.  To make this process more streamlined, I'm wondering
> if some sort of announcement could be made when ABI breaking updates are
> afoot (like e.g. when they're uploaded to -proposed or to the security
> buildd) or when they actually land (in case of embargoed uploads which
> we - obviously - can't announce ahead of time)?
> 
> If you have better ideas, please shout.

Would probably be best to just have them sub to a list that provides
this information, and filter on the kernel itself. We don't have
anything in place to announce this.

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