Re: 2.6.8 release
On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 01:51:20AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 04:57:40AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> >> At some point in the past, I wrote:
> >> >> The 2.6.8 release has been almost exclusively focused on stabilization.
> >> >> I highly recommend adopting as much of 2.6.8 as possible if not the
> >> >> whole delta between 2.6.7 and 2.6.8. If not incrementing the version
> >> >> number after freeze is the primary constraint, I'd literally recommend
> >> >> just marking the delta to reach virgin 2.6.8 as an add-on patch in the
> >> >> 2.6.7-deb repository while leaving the version number intact.
> >> On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 08:38:23AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> >> > I don't understand this, what would be the gain over doing real
> >> > 2.6.8 packages ?
> >> It would be a loss vs. shipping real 2.6.8 packages. The only use of
> >> such a technique would be to satisfy a constraint on version numbers.
> > I don't think it is needed to resort to such tricks.
> > Friendly,
> > Sven Luther
> D-I constrains the debian revision which would have to change. Bumping
> the revision or the version is about the same amount of work to get it
> being used. So no gain there.
And its too late for d-i anyway, was probably already last week. Even my
2.6.7-4 .udeb kernels didn't make it in.