Re: [Fwd: Latest kernel stable/longterm status]
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 08:24:08PM +0100, Moritz Mühlenhoff wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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