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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 02:24:12PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> > Dropping 2.4 can easily be done on relatively short notice prior to etch 
> > release, so no need to worry about now.

> Relatively short notice of several months, even ignoring problems we
> currently can't solve such as 2.6 not fitting on floppies for the
> installer, at least.

> > Also, I feel that the decision to ship 2.4 or not can be left up to the 
> > kernel team - if they have the manpower, fine, if not, dropping 2.4 
> > certainly is an option.

> I agree, and it seems they have the maintainers interested in
> maintaining 2.4.

Hmm, if we're referring to the Debian kernel team, I'm not so sure of that.
My impression is that the people currently maintaining the 2.4 tree for
Debian regard it as a necessary evil...

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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