Re: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Jul 22 2004 - 15:04:32 EST

Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> my personal opinon is that this new development model isn't a good
> idea from the point of view of users:
> There's much worth in having a very stable kernel. Many people use for
> different reasons self-compiled kernels.

Well. We'll see. 2.6 is becoming stabler, despite the fact that we're
adding features.

I wouldn't be averse to releasing a which is purely stability
fixes against 2.6.20 if there is demand for it. Anyone who really cares
about stability of kernels won't be deploying 2.6.20 within a
few weeks of its release anyway, so by the time they doodle over to they'll find or whatever.
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