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Re: 2.6.8 release

At some point in the past, I wrote:
>> The 2.6.8 release has been almost exclusively focused on stabilization.
>> I highly recommend adopting as much of 2.6.8 as possible if not the
>> whole delta between 2.6.7 and 2.6.8. If not incrementing the version
>> number after freeze is the primary constraint, I'd literally recommend
>> just marking the delta to reach virgin 2.6.8 as an add-on patch in the
>> 2.6.7-deb repository while leaving the version number intact.

On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 08:38:23AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> I don't understand this, what would be the gain over doing real
> 2.6.8 packages ?

It would be a loss vs. shipping real 2.6.8 packages. The only use of
such a technique would be to satisfy a constraint on version numbers.

-- wli

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