[OpenWrt-Users] OpenWrt LEDE merge

Benjamin Henrion zoobab at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 08:39:51 EST 2018

On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 12:15 AM, Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de> wrote:
> The OpenWrt and the LEDE project are happily announcing the unification
> of both projects under the OpenWrt name.
> After long and sometimes slowly moving discussions about the specifics
> of the re-merge, with multiple similar proposals but little subsequent
> action, we're happy to announce that both projects are about to execute
> the final steps of the merger.
> The new, unified OpenWrt project will be governed under the rules
> established by the LEDE project, which can be found at
> https://lede-project.org/rules . Active members of both the former LEDE
> and OpenWrt projects will continue working on the unified OpenWrt.
> LEDE's spinoff and subsequent re-merge into OpenWrt will not alter the
> overall technical direction taken by the unified project. We will
> continue to work on improving stability and release maintenance while
> aiming for frequent minor releases to address critical bugs and security
> issues like we did with LEDE 17.01 and its four point releases until now.
> Old pre-15.05 OpenWrt CC releases will not be supported by the merged
> project anymore, leaving these releases without any future security or
> bug fixes. The OpenWrt CC 15.05 release series will receive a limited
> amount of security and bug fixes, but is not yet fully integrated in our
> release automation, so binary releases are lacking behind for now.
> The LEDE 17.01 release will continue to get full security and bug fix
> support for both source code and binary releases.
> We are planning a new major release under the new name in the next few
> months.
> The merged project will use the code base of the former LEDE project.
> OpenWrt specific patches not present in the LEDE repository but meeting
> LEDEs code quality requirements got integrated into the new tree. The
> source code is hosted at
> https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=summary with a
> continuously synchronized Github mirror hosted at
> https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt . We accept patches sent to our
> mailing list via openwrt at lists.infradead.org (is still being setup) or
> Github pull requests to https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt .
> Yet open pull requests to both the old OpenWrt and LEDE repositories
> will be closed after a 30 day grace period. We encourage people to open
> new pull requests at the new repository or re-send still unmerged patches.
> The remerged OpenWrt project is legally represented by the Software in
> the Public Interest (SPI) - an US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
> (see https://www.spi-inc.org/projects/openwrt/ ) The SPI is managing our
> OpenWrt trademark, handling our donations and helping us with legal
> problems.
> The original OpenWrt codebase has been archived for future reference and
> is hosted at https://github.com/openwrt/archive .
> The bug tracker is available at https://bugs.openwrt.org with previously
> reported LEDE project issues migrated to it.
> Old pre-15.05 OpenWrt CC releases, which are not supported any more, can
> be found at https://archive.openwrt.org .

Hi Hauke,

The HTTPS link provided above does not work, only HTTP, which might be
normal because the devices are polling from there in HTTP.

Thanks for the remerging effort, even if it took longer then expected,

Benjamin Henrion (zoobab)
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