[OpenWrt-Devel] v5.4 as next kernel

Piotr Dymacz pepe2k at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 13:25:54 EDT 2019

Hi Hauke, John,

On 30.10.2019 16:54, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> On 10/29/19 6:37 AM, John Crispin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> should we use v5.4 as our next kernel ?
>>     John
> I also agree to have kernel 5.4 as the next kernel, it will be finally
> released in about 1 months and it is a long term kernel. If we are lucky
> it will be supported for 6 years for Android.
> What do we want to use in the next 20.X release after 19.07?
> If we want to go with kernel 5.4 with the release after 19.07 we can not
> make this release before April, I would assume. We would have generic
> support in OpenWrt master in about 1 month and then we will port the
> targets, probably we will have the most important targets ported about
> 2 months later (Mid January 2020) and can stabilize and port the rest of
> afterwards.

+1 for 5.4 as next one but not as next (20.x) release base. 4.19 EOL is 
Dec 2020, with 5.4 in master around Jan 2020 we should be able to ship 
release with 5.4 before 4.19 gets EOL. Otherwise, I'm worried jumping to 
5.4 now might delay next release to the end of 2020. My 2c.


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