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Re: Plan for tomorrows (20070726) FESCO meeting



On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:43:33 +0100
David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org> wrote:

> In updates, such things are actually much less likely to break, except
> when we rebase to a newer kernel -- and if you've kept your driver
> working in rawhide then it should work fine when we rebase the release
> to the newer kernel anyway. Even if not, we tend to be quite
> conservative about releasing new kernels anyway -- they end up in
> updates-testing for some time, and that gives you time to get it
> working. The urgent security fixes are usually relatively small and
> unlikely to break drivers.
> 
> It's not something that scales hugely, but we don't _want_ it to. We
> should be sticking close to upstream, and not shipping drivers which
> aren't getting merged.

Yeah that sounds reasonable.  Any chance we could get a peep from Davej
and Cebbert on this?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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