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

Jiri Kosina jkosina at suse.cz
Wed Jun 20 08:58:20 UTC 2012


On Wed, 20 Jun 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:

> > Agreed, and I am of course not asking anybody to decide for distros; just
> > trying to make the decision process easier for them.
> > 
> > Even such a minimal categorization of bugs such as
> > 
> > - support for new HW (so that we can drop those immediately, even
> >    automatically, in certain development phases)
> > - performance improvement
> 
> Well, those two hardly goes to -stable anyway, 

What makes you think so?

I believe that memory management guys do quite some backporting of memory 
management performance fixes to stable, for example.

And also getting support for new device IDs via stable is not an 
exception, right?

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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