Support for Raring 3.8 kernel past 3.9 release
brad.figg at canonical.com
Mon Apr 15 16:32:23 UTC 2013
We recently decided to only support non-LTS releases for 9 months.
On 04/15/2013 09:26 AM, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 04/15/2013 06:16 PM, Brad Figg wrote:
>> On 04/14/2013 11:35 PM, David Henningsson wrote:
>>> On 04/12/2013 04:22 PM, Brad Figg wrote:
>>>> GregKH has already stated that he will not support 3.8 past
>>>> 3.9 being released.
>>>> Should we pick up upstream stable maintenance (in some form)
>>>> for the 9 months of support for Raring? We _will_ provide CVE
>>>> support for this release.
>>>> I propose that we don't.
>>> Sorry if I've missed something, but does this mean that the 12.04.3
>>> kernel will only get 6 months of support (from 12.04.3 release
>>> to Raring EOL)? Or will 12.04.3 get a different kernel from 13.04?
>> 13.04 will only be supported for 9 months. 12.04.3 which uses a 13.04 HWE
>> kernel will be supported until 14.04.1.
> In other words, if you pick up upstream stable maintenance (I'm not saying that you should nor shouldn't), why would the option
> could be to maintain it for 9 months, rather than supporting it until 14.04.1?
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