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Re: [alpine-devel] alpine v2.6.0 delayed for 3.9 grsec kernel

From: V.Krishn <>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 15:16:32 +0530

On Tuesday, May 07, 2013 07:38:17 PM Natanael Copa wrote:
> Hi,
> They have said that the 3.8.y kernel will be EOL soon after the 3.9 is out.
> The 3.9 kernel was released so 3.8.y will be EOL any day now. There are
> not yet any 3.9 grsecurity patch.
> So, rather than shipping v2.6 with an EOL'ed kernel, I have decided to
> hold the v2.6.0 release til 3.9-grsec is available.
> Users who want get started with v2.6 can start use the 2.6 release
> candidates. There should not be any big changes in the final v2.6.0
> release - except a brand new kernel...


Here are some package info for current rc3.
(may be useful for release notes)

New packages(apk): 200+
Update against v2.5.4(previous stable): ~50%
Aports(new): 49

New applications(excluding libs):

Received on Thu May 09 2013 - 15:16:32 UTC