Holger Levsen <email@example.com> (2016-07-05): > On Mon, Jul 04, 2016 at 04:01:10PM -0400, Nicholas D Steeves wrote: > > I still wonder if a fork of the last linux:src=4.4, updated to bring > > it to linux-4.4.14 would be a lower support burden? I'm still finding > > that there are a fair number of issues reported with 4.5.x and 4.6.x > > on various mailing lists. Does anyone know how Skylake support is > > like for the 4.4.x branch? What is arm64 support like? I've > > corresponded with Ben Hutchings, and he tells me an LTS kernel effort > > is ok to do, but unofficial. Personally, I believe following bpo > > kernel is a bit of a rodeo in comparison to what one expects from > > Debian Stable, which is why I'm looking into this project. > > Steve, *this* is a major open question as I see it, what's you take on > it? > > I assume "forking" the kernel for jessie+½ as done for etch-and-half is > the plan already? (forking as in using a new source package…) AFAICT the plan is to use whatever is in backports and confirmed to just work at the time, release, and be happy. KiBi.
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