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Re: [Fwd: Latest kernel stable/longterm status]

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 08:24:08PM +0100, Moritz Mühlenhoff wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> schrieb:
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> > We need to make a decision soon on whether we will use Linux 3.2 for
> > wheezy or wait for a later release.  Whichever one we choose, we need to
> > make sure someone (possibly one of us) maintains a longterm branch for
> > it.  I am strongly disinclined to choose a version that puts us on our
> > own, and therefore I would prefer to use Linux 3.2 along with Ubuntu.
> What's Ubuntu's policy on backporting drivers?
Not sure.  Can you investigate that?

> If it's a common tree for Ubuntu and Debian we could keep 
> stable bugfixes plus drivers backports in a common tree
> instead of the model in Squeeze, where backported drivers
> were added on top of 2.6.32.

That might also be worth doing.


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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