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

From: Ville Herva
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 16:09:57 EST

On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 05:04:35PM -0400, you [Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx] wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 09:31:31 +0300, Ville Herva said:
> > Anyway, as (one kind of) end user, I do welcome the new development model.
> > I'll get the newest features in manageable manner, and if I don't fancy that
> > I can resort to vendor (Fedora) kernels.
> You *do* realize that the kernel in the Fedora development tree is
> actually *ahead* of the released tree, right?
> The current kernel-2.6.7-1.494.src.rpm is based on 2.6.8-rc1-bk5, with a
> bunch of RedHat/Fedora patches on top of that.
> And the 2.6.5-1.358 kernel that shipped in Fedora Core 2 is actually a
> 2.6.6-rc3-bk3 with patches on top of that.
> I think you meant the RHEL series of kernels - current there is
> 2.4.21-15.0.3.EL, with backports of security/bug fixes.

You are absolutely right, Fedora was a bad example. RHEL is better.
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