Re: what's the next LTSI kernel version for long-term support

From: Barry Song
Date: Mon Feb 25 2013 - 22:46:30 EST

2013/2/26 Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:06:56AM +0800, Barry Song wrote:
>> Hi Greg/All,
>> we have seen 3.4 was announced to be an LTSI in Aug, 2012. I'd like to
>> know what is the next LTSI version since we might want to align our
>> next release with LTSI.
> Who is "we" here?

>> That might help us to plan the release cycle.
> As I've stated before, I do not announce the long-term kernel ahead of
> time, we did that once in the past and it was a total mess. I announce
> it _after_ the kernel is released.
> I have also stated that 3.8 is NOT going to be a long-term kernel, that
> would mean I would be handling 3 long-term kernels at once, plus 1-2
> "normal" stable kernels. That is a sure way to drive me crazy and burn
> out.

if so, is there a time window for next LTSI? i am hoping there will be
another one in this year?

>> BTW, how many people and SoC vendors in ARM communicaty want to align
>> your releases with LTSI?
> I do not know. There was an LTSI meeting last week at ELC where this
> was discussed, I suggest you ask the people who attended it. I was
> there, but it's not up to me to release the meeting minutes, and I
> wasn't taking notes, sorry.

> thanks,
> greg k-h

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