Re: kernel structures 2.0.29->2.0.30

W. Reilly Cooley (
Fri, 25 Apr 1997 10:17:09 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)

So what do Linus, Alan, David, Ted, et al have to say about these ideas
and criticisms? It's no use chattering about it unless they like it.


On Fri, 25 Apr 1997, Nigel Metheringham wrote:

>Maybe we need 3 streams:-
> 1. Stable bug fix only. The current 2.0.x as should be
> 2. Modest development. Additional features, ideally no external API
> changes. [ie ISS, masq fixes]. Every so often (say 3 - 6 months),
> this tree is used to make a new stable release from a version
> that has been running solidly for a while. Changes here are also
> fed up to the...
> 2. The developers playground. Supports everything (ipv12, telepathic
> i/o, Intel ZX81 processor), but rarely works :-( At reasonable
> points this is frozen, downshifted to the ongoing development
> status, prior to release as the new stable version.

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