A few years ago, I gave a history of the 2.6.32 stable kernel, and
mentioned the previous stable kernels as well. I'd like to apologize for not
acknowledging the work of Adrian Bunk in maintaining the 2.6.16 stable kernel
for 2 years after I gave up on it, allowing it to be used by many people for a
very long time.
I've updated the previous post with this information in it at the bottom, for
the archives. Again, many apologies, I never meant to ignore the work of this
I said this last week on Google+ when I was at a conference, and
needed to get it out there quickly, but as I keep getting emails and
other queries about this, I might as make it "official" here. For no
other reason that it provides a single place for me to point people at.
I've now been with the Linux Foundation for just over a year. When I
started, I posted a list of how you can watch to see what I've been
doing. But, given that people like to see year-end-summary
reports, the excellent graphic designers at the Linux Foundation have
put together an image summarizing my past year, in numbers:
There's been a lot of information scattered around the internet about
these topic recently, so here's my attempt to put them all in one place
to (hopefully) settle things down and give my inbox a break.
It's been about a year since I did a status report of what's going on in
the openSUSE:Tumbleweed repo, let me know if you find this actually
useful or not so that I can determine if I should keep it up.