[3.13.y.z extended stable] Linux 3.13.11.7 stable review

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Sep 16 01:26:09 UTC 2014


On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 07:18:35PM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
> On 09/15/2014 06:03 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 03:06:50PM -0700, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> >> This is the start of the review cycle for the Linux 3.13.11.7 stable kernel.
> >>
> >> This version contains 187 new patches, summarized below.  The new patches are
> >> posted as replies to this message and also available in this git branch:
> >>
> >> http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;h=linux-3.13.y-review;a=shortlog
> >>
> >> git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/linux.git  linux-3.13.y-review
> >>
> >> The review period for version 3.13.11.7 will be open for the next three days.
> >> To report a problem, please reply to the relevant follow-up patch message.
> > 
> > As I asked before, please change the name to not be x.y, it is confusing
> > for lots of people.
> > 
> > Use the "normal" way of naming kernel releases, pick a few character
> > naming scheme please.
> > 
> 
> I think what Kamal said is that he would consider your request. I,
> however, don't think it wise to change version schemes mid-stream in an
> established series.

Even if that "established series" is the thing that is causing
complaints?

> Can you provide hard evidence that this version scheme is confusing lots
> of people ? I'm only aware of one complaint voiced by Peter Anvin at the
> kernel summit (http://lwn.net/Articles/608917/).

Peter's complaint is one that I know of that is in the public record.

So is mine.

How many others do you need?

thanks,

greg k-h




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