On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 16:26 -0700, Brad Figg wrote: > On 08/29/2010 02:17 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:04:16AM -0500, Steve Conklin wrote: > >> The Lucid kernel consists of the 2.6.32 kernel plus the DRM tree from > >> 2.6.33. Now that GregKH has announced the end of stable updates for the > >> 2.6.33 kernel, the Ubuntu kernel stable maintenance team has been > >> discussing the best way to continue to maintain a set of stable updates > >> for the 2.6.33 DRM. > >> > >> I have prepared a wiki page based on our discussions, and would now like > >> to open discussion to the Ubuntu kernel team mailing list. > > > > I'm interested in cooperating in this. > > > > I have prepared a git branch with drm changes from 184.108.40.206 up to > > 220.127.116.11 as a basis for Debian kernel updates. I can make that > > public and post the patches for review if you want to consider > > pulling that. > > > > Ben. > > > > > > Ben, > > What are your thoughts on taking drm patches once the 2.6.34 stable tree > closes? I think we should keep taking applicable patches from the oldest active stable series after 2.6.33, possibly adding intermediate patches that they depend on (example: da7be68, backported to 18.104.22.168, depends on c414a11, not present in 2.6.33.y). The Debian kernel update policy is: <http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernelPatchAcceptanceGuidelines>. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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