[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers

Josh Boyer jwboyer at redhat.com
Mon Jun 18 17:15:53 UTC 2012


On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 10:12:24AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Despite being on the Program Committee, I figured it was only fair that
> I too submit my name as someone who would like to attend the Kernel
> Summit this year.
> 
> I'd like to discuss:
>   - The stable and longterm kernel release process, is it going well for
>     everyone?  Are there things we can do differently?  How can I kick
>     maintainers who don't mark patches for stable backports in ways that
>     do not harm them too much?  How can I convey decisions about the
>     longterm kernel selection process in a better way so that it isn't
>     surprising to people?

I'd like to discuss this as well.  I think overall the stable trees are
going fairly smoothly, but there might be room for improvement.  Perhaps
even resulting in a bit less burden on you.

josh


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