[LEDE-DEV] kernel 4.9 migration for next release

Andrey Jr. Melnikov temnota.am at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 03:24:45 PDT 2017

Stijn Tintel <stijn at linux-ipv6.be> wrote:
> On 03-10-17 03:31, David Lang wrote:
> > note that the kernel currently under development (4.14) is tagged to
> > be a LTS kernel (6 years of support), so it would be good to work on
> > that if possible.
> I would prefer to have a release based on 4.9 first. Many targets have
> already received extensive testing with 4.9 by users running master.
> Targetting a new kernel will delay a new major release too long to my
> liking.

Rebase from 4.4 to 4.9 or 4.14 is same - for example ar71xx need write for 
ALL targets dts configs.

Sitting at 4.9 kernel (now six year LTS) is good, but who will be backports
fixes from newer kernels?

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