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Re: user-mode-linux 2.6.25 [was Re: imminent 2.6.26 sid upload]

On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, Mattia Dongili wrote:

> [d-boot probably not interested in this subtopic]
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 11:48:20PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > latest 2.6.25 stable release is in testing, we expect to keep it as backup
> > plan for lenny.  release team wishes to have unstable coverage of 2.6.26
> > before final ack on that release.
> On a slightly separate but related note, I'm uploading
> user-mode-linux_2.6.25-2 now to fix a build error on x84_64.
> Uml 2.6.25 is not in testing yet (my fault, didn't have time to get on
> top of that recently) so I was wondering what are the plans for
> linux-source-2.6.25.
> Are you going to remove it from unstable and eventually realize the
> "backup plan" via tpu uploads?

2.6.25 linux source will be gone.

it is unlikely that the backup plan will come into effect.
> The current version in testing is unmaintainable as it build-depends on
> linux-source-2.6.24 which is not available anymore and it doesn't make
> any sense to realease it in lenny. On the other hand what is the
> scenario if 2.6.25 goes missing in unstable while uml is not in testing
> yet?

ask to push user-mode-linux soonest and update it when linux-2.6 hits
unstable which should be soonest.

best regards


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