Re: [alpine-devel] 3.4 kernel for v2.4 stable?
On Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:51:31 -0400
> ---- Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wonder if we should upgrade to 3.4.x kernel for v2.4
> > This is not something we normally do.
> Anyone know what Brad Spender and the PaX Team intend for long term
> support of the stable grsecurity patches?
I don't know. But there is a chance that they might go for 3.4.
> I'd prefer that Alpine track either the grsecurity 3.x stable patch
> or the testing patch since upstream doesn't provide support for
> older or backported patches.
Yes, but 3.2 kernel feels like a bad kernel.
> Neither option seems particularly attractive though - the former
> would mean a move to the 3.2 kernel and the latter a move to the
> 3.5 one.
Yes, not an ideal situation to be in.
I would still prefer go for 3.4 over 3.5. I don't think 3.5 kernel will
be maintained long.
I have backported grsec patches before. It is not that hard.
Received on Thu Aug 23 2012 - 09:28:28 UTC