Re: Kernel schedule proposal for Etch
On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 05:17:18AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Frederik Schueler wrote:
> > Hello,
> > we should finally agree on which kernel version we want to release etch
> > with, and on an appropriate timeframe.
> > The goal should be obvious: release Etch on December, 4th.
> > All kernel team members I asked so far would prefer a release with
> > 2.6.18, which is likely to be released upstream within the next 4 weeks.
> > The Debian installer team obviously would like as much time as possible
> > to find out and fix all emerging bugs.
> > Trying to put both requirements together, the kernel release schedule
> > could look as follows:
> > today: start migration of 2.6.17 kernel and udebs to testing
> > 15.09: upload 2.6.18 to unstable 
> This is barely feasible. It would mean that the kernel team will have to
> spend the next month doing the work to make 2.6.18 DFSG-free. This could
> of course be done very quickly by stripping out all the problematic drivers,
> but this would probably be a very bad solution from the installer point of
Ah, i thought you proposed to help out with this, and not just complain about
it ? But then, maybe i am wrong about this.