Re: [3.8.y.z extended stable] Linux stable review

From: Kamal Mostafa
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 15:14:30 EST

On Mon, 2014-08-25 at 10:00 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 09:54:46AM -0700, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> > This is the start of the review cycle for the Linux stable kernel.
> >
> > ** NOTE: This will be the last Linux 3.8.y.z extended stable version
> > ** to be released and supported by me and the Ubuntu Kernel team.
> I know this is the last release, but I have gotten some complaints by
> people who are confused by the numbering scheme you are using for the
> Canonical stable kernel releases. Can you please use the EXTRAVERSION
> field with a "-something" tag in it to differenciate from the "normal"
> stable releases?

We'll consider that idea for future extended stable versions maintained
by our team.



> A simple "-ubuntu" or "-canonical" or "-fuzzy_bunnies" marking would be
> fine, or whatever you want to pick.
> Everyone used to do this a long time ago when we had lots of different
> kernel releases / trees floating around in the pre-git days, which made
> things much easier to figure out where the trees came from.
> thanks,
> greg k-h

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