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Re: sarge kernel frozen (2.4.27 and 2.6.8), and plans for post-sarge powerpc kernels.

On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 08:41:58AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems as the 2.4.27 and 2.6.8 kernels which are sarge release candidates
> are now frozen, and will be part of sarge as is, complete with all the bugs
> and problems present in them, and maybe even some security issues which will
> not be fixed in d-i, but only in testing/stable-security-updates, due to the
> longish time needed for d-i to regenerate their kernel.
> I thus announce my intentions to stop any work on those kernels, and give them
> over to the sarge security team and/or any other group of people who will be
> handling stable kernels, and focus my attention on the 2.6.11 and beyond
> kernels.
> I will shortly orphan those packages, but will not do an upload setting their
> maintainers to q-a, as they should be maintained by the kernel-team anyway,
> and i will not waste 24+ hours of build and bandwidth for such a small change.

Is there any need to oprphan them, aren't they maintained by the kernel team?
Though you are the only person on the team who does ppc stuff IIRC, so 
maybey it does make sense.


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