Newer kernels in F13 (and F12)

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon May 31 14:45:05 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-05-29 at 15:06 +0200, Vedran Miletić wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> what is the current policy on bumping kernel version after release?
> I'm well aware that bumping kernel version might break many things and
> as such isn't desirable, but bug 572963 [1], which affects F12 and
> F13, is fixed (for me at least) in rawhide 2.6.34 kernel.

To go back and answer the question - there isn't much of a policy, it
boils down to being a judgment call by the kernel team. Most releases
get at least one point release bump in their kernel version, but it's
not automatic; it depends on the kernel team's assessment of benefit vs.
risk.
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