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Re: 2.6.13, experimental and 2.6.14-rc ...

On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 01:15:00PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > I don't actually see any problem with 2.6.13 reaching sid before the d-i
> > beta. If would of course be disastrous if it reached etch before the
> > beta, since it's certian to break d-i etc etc but that's what RC bugs
> > are for.
> Well, aside from the problem that it assumes that the current 2.6.12
> release is fully usble for the d-i beta; and if that release isn't,
> fixed debs and udebs would need to be uploaded directly to testing
> somehow.

2.6.12 is reasonably stable, and to be honest other than perhaps
merging in and some minor security fixes, there isn't likely
to be much more work there, regardless of what happens to 2.6.13.

Right now we are struggling with finding time to do much, so to
my mind it would be good to get 2.6.13 done and for the kernel-team
to stop worrying about 2.6.12.

On the other hand 2.6.13, with the whole devfs/initrd change, does
seem sufficiently tricky to warrant a short visit to experimental.
So like others, I am in favour of that in the short term.


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