Suggestion About Kernel Releases

From: Tarkan Erimer
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 09:09:14 EST


After long discussions about kernel release methodology, an idea has came to ( Any comments welcomed :-) ) my mind :

- 2 weeks of merge window for each "rc" releases should remain the same .
- When decided the 2.6.xx-rcx is ready to become 2.6.xx, it should be 2.6.xx-test1 instead of 2.6.xx
- Chris Wright (or whoever will handle these "testX" maintaining) can maintain these "testX" releases as like 2.6.x.y maintaining.
- After releasing the "testX" releases, the new kernel release process should start.
- When Chris decided it is stable enough, it should release as 2.6.xx (stable).
- Of course, 2.6.x.y releases follows then as usually.

Please share your opinions. Thanks :-)

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