[OpenWrt-Devel] v5.4 as next kernel
pozega.tomislav at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 07:50:26 EDT 2019
On 31/10/2019, Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:
> John Crispin <john at phrozen.org> writes:
>> should we use v5.4 as our next kernel ?
> Hello John!
> I am still struggling to understand how the project makes release
> decisions. I don't think your question makes sense without considering
> target release dates, at least in a yearly resolution, given the massive
> amount of work involved with switching kernel versions.
> So my question is: Is it realistic to expect an OpenWrt release with
> v5.4 next year?
> Because if it isn't, then v5.4 is really a waste of time IMHO. You
> should target the next longterm kernel after v5.4 instead for the first
> 2021 release.
> And of course, if you think a 2020 release with v5.4 is realistic, then
> there's an open question on what to do with v4.19. Are two OpenWrt
> releases next year likely/possible? If not, then v5.4 should probably
> replace v4.19 as the current target kernel as soon as possible.
> Yes, I know what your meeting minutes says. But two releases in 2019 is
> obviously not going to happen. And personally I don't see how that's
> suddenly going to change for 2020 unless you do something drastic to
> simplify the release process. Yes, that means lowering the standards.
> Maybe making releases that won't be maintained, and therefore don't need
> to be "future proof"?
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Yes, pretty strong arguments to skip 5.4 and just use 4.19 for the
20.xx release (which should not be 20.01 or 20.07 but more likely
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