Re: 2.6.34.x longterm stable status

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Jan 21 2014 - 11:38:36 EST

On 01/21/2014 07:58 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> On 14-01-21 10:10 AM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 08/07/2013 09:07 PM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
>>>> - Shouldn't the EOL status be mentioned in the front page?
>>> It will be marked EOL at when it is EOL. Those that care
>>> about it being EOL would have seen the message about it becoming EOL in
>>> the previous 2.6.34.x release annoucement.
>> Maybe it is time to check in on this?
> Yes, Konstantin just ping'd me recently on this, and the final update will
> be out for review within a week; with a focus on just clear CVE like
> fixes and hence a relatively smaller queue size (i.e. nothing like 200
> patches etc.)
> If you think it best to mark it EOL in advance of that last release,
> rather than waiting for it to appear, I don't see that as a problem.

No, if you are genuinely planning another release soon that's fine.


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