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Re: 2.26 freeze in a little over a week

On Tuesday 27 June 2017 05:04 AM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> I'm wary of adding new ports without a clear timescale when we can expect 
>> them to be buildable with using normal upstream 
>> sources of other components.
>> Has the Linux kernel port been accepted subject to at most minor changes 
>> relative to the latest version, with good reason to expect it will be in 
>> Linux 4.13?  Is the port in linux-next, or will it be within the next 
>> month?  If the glibc port won't be buildable with Linux 4.13, that's 
>> leaving a long time with a new port people can't build when making bulk 
>> changes.
> I agree with Joseph.
> We need to see some fairly clear intent from the Linux kernel side before
> adopting a new port, and we like the kernel side to land first before
> glibc. This ensures the ABI work is done with time.

Thanks, so Palmer this should make it clear for you as to what your next
steps should be.  Please continue working on your patches.  It would be
a good idea to continue working on your patches on a priority since even
if it does not make 2.26, it could make 2.27 early so as to get plenty
of testing before the bits get baked towards the end of the year.


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