Re: How often do the repositories get updated?
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 19:21, Mark Allums <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I am just wondering how frequently do the repositories get updated for
>> kernels as ive not been able to update to the new kernel 2.6.28. My
>> custom built kernel doesn't work:(. I am running debian sid and i also
>> noticed that the kernel 2.6.27 wasn't put in to the repositories.
> In spite of the general desires of the average user, .28, and .27 kernels
> won't likely make it into Lenny. ("Not bloody likely!" might be the best
> phrase.) I personally think that Lenny won't be ready before the .28 kernel
> is mature enough to include in the distribution as an "alternative" choice,
> and that both a .27 and .28 kernel should be so included.
> However, that is not quite the thinking of the Debian maintatiners. You
> might see a .27 kernel (or even a .28) in Experimental, but it is unlikely
> that we will see one in the mainline (unstable->testing->stable) until after
> Lenny is released.
I wish .27 was in Lenny, since it is the new long maintenance kernel...