Rawhide nodebug and the 3.12 kernel

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Nov 6 20:30:37 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-11-06 at 08:00 -0600, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> We have a slight issue with the 3.12 kernel timing in that it is too
> late to push it into Fedora 20, but too far away from the Fedora 20
> release to just ignore the 3.13 development cycle until we can push
> 3.12. As a result, we will be tracking 3.12 and stable updates for it in
> the rawhide-nodebug repository. This gives us a chance to keep it built
> and tested on all primary architectures, and make sure we are in good
> shape to push 3.12 out as an update as soon as possible. Once 3.12 can
> be pushed to releases, the rawhide-nodebug repository will return to
> doing non debug builds of rawhide, tracking Linus' tree upstream. I will
> let everyone know that is happening through the same channels with a
> couple of days notice.
> More information on the rawhide-nodebug repository can be found at:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RawhideKernelNodebug

FWIW the ship has probably sailed now, but I really don't think it'd be
much of a problem to have 3.12 in F20 at release time. It's what I've
been running on my F20 box here for the last several weeks anyway, and
based on my testing it's unlikely to cause us any particular problems.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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