RFC: Stable kernel updates and the SRU process

Henrik Rydberg rydberg at euromail.se
Mon Oct 27 14:24:53 UTC 2008


> The upstream process for stable tree updates is quite similar in scope
> to the SRU process, e.g., each patch has to demonstrably fix a bug, and
> each patch is vetted by upstream by originating either directly from
> Linus' tree or in a minimally backported form of that patch.

As you say, why not take advantage of a good existing process. Makes even
more sense considering that 2.6.27 has been declared a long-term support
kernel.

Henrik Rydberg





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