RaringKernelDeltaReview

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##reconcile-generic v3.7-rc2 master-next v3.7-rc2 ##reconcile-generic 0390c8835690506802fd5d54ea5444f0b9b1708b master-next 0390c8835690506802fd5d54ea5444f0b9b1708b
##=== total: 134 ignored: 16 (upstreamed: 0 reverted: 16) needed: 118 (debian: 12 ubuntu: 4 sauce: 102) ===
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|| # || patches on top of the v3.#.# upstream stable Linux kernel ||
|| # || SAUCE patches ||
|| # || debian commits (configuration updates and build machinary) ||
|| # || ubuntu/ driver patches ||
|| # || patches added then reverted (eg. ## applied, then reverted) ||
|| 134 || patches on top of the v3.#.# upstream stable Linux kernel ||
|| 102 || SAUCE patches ||
|| 12 || debian commits (configuration updates and build machinary) ||
|| 4 || ubuntu/ driver patches ||
|| 16 || patches added then reverted (ie 8 applied, 8 reverted) ||

Summary

Review of the current Ubuntu Kernel patch delta from upstream. This session will look at the current delta comprised of both patches to the core and the ubuntu specific drivers. The aim is to record what we are carrying, review the reasons for that component(s) to be carried, and recommend replacements, updates, cleanups, upstreaming etc of those components.

Release Note

Rationale

Not every patch and/or driver carried in the Ubuntu delta is automatically sync'd with the upstream kernel for various reasons. This places a maintenance burden on the Ubuntu kernel team. These patches and/or drivers must be regularly reviewed to determine if they are still needed, if they need updating to a later version, or if they are now ready for upstream acceptance. The purpose of this blueprint is to facilitate and record this review for the 13.04 cycle.

Ubuntu Delta Summary

3.7.0-0.1 (ie ~1 week prior to UDS for 13.04) delta review summary is as follows:

# patches

comment

134

patches on top of the v3.#.# upstream stable Linux kernel

102

SAUCE patches

12

debian commits (configuration updates and build machinary)

4

ubuntu/ driver patches

16

patches added then reverted (ie 8 applied, 8 reverted)

Ubuntu Drivers

TBD

Ubuntu Patches (not for upstream)

TBD

Ubuntu Patches (for review)

TBD

BoF agenda and discussion


CategorySpec

KernelTeam/Specs/RaringKernelDeltaReview (last edited 2013-04-16 14:11:12 by leannogasawara)