Important kernel update should not break stuff
stijn at sandcat.nl
Wed Jun 13 12:29:11 UTC 2012
On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:15:14 +0200
Roman Kennke <rkennke at redhat.com> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 13.06.2012, 13:05 +0100 schrieb Johannes Lips:
> > I think the reason for shipping the latest upstream kernel is based
> > on the fact that backporting would be too much work.
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KernelRebases
> > Gives a good overview and probably prevents us from repeating
> > arguments in the discussion.
> Ok, fair enough. The question remains, how can we avoid such bad
> things to happen in the future? Should I regularily try out kernel
> builds on their way to stable, and object to their stable-release
> when I find a problem? And how would I do that? (I.e. how can I find
> out when a new kernel is about to go to stable, and when to test it,
> etc) And what about the other base components of the system?
> (Although, to be fair, the kernel seems to be the most problematic
for updates. Provide negative karma for them in Bodhi as well:
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