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Re: Kernel frozen

On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 11:51:29AM -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 05:00:07PM +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > Hi folks
> > 
> > Noone wants to say it, so I do: The kernel for etch is frozen. No
> > updates shall be done except for security problems affecting the
> > installer.
> [Shouldn't this be on debian-kernel-maint?]
> Thanks Bastian.
> Now, I'd like to create a process for tracking non-security changes
> for incorporation in etch point releases. My personal preference is to
> use usertags:
>   bts user debian-kernel@lists.debian.org , usertag NNNNNN dkt-pending-etch-update
> Any bug that is of severity important or higher is a candidate for a
> stable update. Of course, the stable release team needs to approve
> each one. I would suggest that we track each issue via a bug report
> and only add a fix to svn once the bug report has been approved by the
> SRM team.

i'd like to continue to push the stable 2.6.16 serie patches,
for the stable branch.
> As for svn, how about we move sid/linux-2.6 to etch/linux-2.6 now, and
> start a etch-security branch? Or is the convention that we should
> leave it under sid/ until it has been superseded in sid?
> -- 
> dann frazier


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