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Re: Thinking about a "jessie and a half" release

Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> (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.


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