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

Ben Hutchings wrote:
> 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.

Let's add Tim Gardner to CC, he mentioned maintaining a 3.2
on linux-kernel.


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