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Releasing With Known Regressions

Apr 30, 2007, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Following the release announcement of the 2.6.21 Linux kernel, Adrian Bunk noted that he no longer planned to track regressions. He explained, 'if we would take 'no regressions' seriously, it might take 4 or 5 months between releases due to the lack of developer manpower for handling regressions. But that should be considered OK if avoiding regressions was considered more important than getting as quick as possible to the next two week regression-merge window...'"

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