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Re: Kernel 2.6.35

On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 16:54 -0700, Jeff Carr wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 20:26, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > The kernel team (in conjunction with the security team) decided that one
> > kernel per release is less trouble.
> Is there information available anywhere about this? (Maybe some
> thoughts on things of this nature could be added to the debian kernel
> handbook as a FAQ).

I'm not sure that this is officially stated anywhere.

> > There was an experiment with adding
> > a later kernel version to the etch release, but I don't think the
> > results were that positive.
> Sorry to be a bother, I'm still confused. This thread has been helpful
> though. Thanks...
> Could you make the 2.6.35 package available in only sid?

No, it would replace 2.6.32 since it is a newer version of the same
source package.

> Could you provide some guidance as to what to expect? For instance,
> are there not likely to be newer versions of the kernel in sid until
> after squeeze gets released?



Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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