kernel 2.6.39 around the corner will it make Fedora 15?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu May 12 02:13:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 20:41 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 15:48:29 -0700,
>   Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at> wrote:
> > Dear fellow testers,
> > 
> > I see that recently kernel has been released and a rc7 has been released for 2.6.39.  It is getting close to being released, if it comes out, will it go into Fedora 15 or will Fedora 15 continue with 2.6.38.X kernels?
> It wouldn't for a while in any case. I have heard it stated before that
> Linus declaring a release really just starts expanded testing. It takes
> a while for the bugs to be shaken out. So don't expect kernels to show up
> in stable (or development versions in final freeze) right after Linus
> blesses them.

We ship pre-release and early release kernels quite a lot, actually.
"Expanded testing" tends to include "all those Fedora-using mugs"...:)
Adam Williamson
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