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

Josh Boyer jwboyer at redhat.com
Mon Jun 18 18:06:01 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 11:01:30AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 01:28:47PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > In the interest of progress, the one suggestion I'd have that
> > immediately comes to mind is changing the timing of the RC releases.
> > Right now they seem to be following a "RC Friday afternoon, release
> > Monday" kind of schedule.  That probably works well for the maintainer
> > of the release, but it makes testing things out from a distro
> > perspective somewhat harder.  Most of us are gone by Friday afternoon,
> > if not physically then certainly mentally.  Switching to RC monday,
> > release thurs might be helpful.
> Ok, I can do that now if you like, I just get fed up with the tree on
> Friday and usually want to flush it out by then just to get rid of it :)

I wouldn't complain if you switched, but maybe we should see if the idea
sounds good to other distro kernel maintainers as well first.  I'm not
sufficiently deluded enough to think that Fedora is the only distro
kernel that matters ;).


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