Re: Adrian Bunk is now taking over the 2.6.16-stable branch

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 18:59:21 EST

On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 09:43:06PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On 8/3/06, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >This is just a notice to everyone that Adrian is going to now be taking
> >over the 2.6.16-stable kernel branch, for him to maintain for as long as
> >he wants to.
> Adrian, could you provide a bit of rationale as to why you want to do
> this? I'm just curious.

A long-term maintained stable series was missing in the current
development model.

The 2.6 series itself is theoretically a stable series, but the amount
of regressions is too big for some users.

> josh



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