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On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:27:19 +0200
"Wolfgang Wallner" <wolfgang-wallner@xxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> What is the relation between these stable releases and what the OSADL  
> calls 'latest stable'? [1]
> 
> Regards, Wolfgang
> 
> 
> [1]  
> https://www.osadl.org/Latest-Stable-Realtime.latest-stable-realtime-linux.0.html
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 21:00:22 +0200, Clark Williams <williams@xxxxxxxxxx>  
> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:59:31 -0500
> > Robert Barrows <Robert.Barrows@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Does the PREEMPT_RT patch have a method of determining latest stable
> >> release?
> >>
> >> I notice that 3.0.35 goes up to rt44 was declared a stable release but
> >> so was rt43
> >> Now 3.2.12 goes up to rt22, and that was updated March 23rd with  
> >> 3.0.35-rt44.
> >>
> >> Is there a reason to think that 3.0.35-rt44 is more stable than  
> >> 3.2.12-rt22?
> >> The real question is: is there a rule of thumb on how you would choose
> >> a rt patched kernel for a production machine?
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> -Robb Barrows
> >> --
> >>
> >
> > The stuff that Steven releases is the stable series, while Thomas
> > does the devel releases. So if you're not looking for the latest and
> > greatest, I'd stick to what Steven releases.
> >
> > Clark


I think we'll have to ask Carsten about his stable release criteria. It
may be that he's being more conservative than us and staying on a 2.6
kernel. 

Clark

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