Ubuntu/Debian Releases

manoj.iyer at canonical.com manoj.iyer at canonical.com
Wed Oct 6 20:15:46 UTC 2010


Ubuntu 10.10 release is on 10.10.10, we will open up the 11.04 tree 
shortly after that, so starting Nov we can start merging in updates into 
the Ubuntu kernel tree. Please keep us posted on what updates needs to be 
picked up.

ccing ubuntu kernel team.

--- manjo

On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, dann frazier wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 05:59:07PM -0700, Ameen Rahman wrote:
>> Manoj/Dann,
>> When is the next opportunity to update drivers on Ubuntu/Debian?
> For Debian, we can incorporate updates targeting 6.0 anytime between
> now and release (which will likely be around December). However, we
> are in a deep freeze right now, so any changes will need to be
> localized (we can't just pull in an entirely new version), and fix a
> bug of severity important or greater (adding hardware support is
> "important", so those changes are encouraged). In general, the more we
> can guarantee that a change doesn't introduce a regression, the more
> likely it is to be accepted.
> Once Debian 6.0 ships, we will continue accepting changes that meet
> the above criteria to include in minor ("point") releases. Development
> for these releases is a fluid process, so as soon as a change is
> available, please let us know.

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