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Date:	Wed, 6 Aug 2014 22:00:39 -0400
From:	Andev <debiandev@...il.com>
To:	Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
Cc:	Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr@...com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@...hat.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@...era.com>,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...senpartnership.com>,
	Vineet Gupta <vgupta@...opsys.com>,
	Jason Low <jason.low2@...com>,
	Waiman Long <waiman.long@...com>,
	"James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@...isc-linux.org>,
	Paul McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	John David Anglin <dave.anglin@...l.net>,
	James Hogan <james.hogan@...tec.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, sparclinux@...r.kernel.org,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, kernel-team@...ts.ubuntu.com
Subject: Re: [3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "locking/mutex: Disable
 optimistic spinning on some architectures" has been added to staging queue

On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 9:55 PM, Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 2014-08-06 at 14:30 -0700, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
>> Well 3.13.y.z isn't an Ubuntu kernel, its upstream, and those archs
>> *are* supported.
>
> Davidlohr's answer is correct: This is not an "Ubuntu kernel".
>
> 3.13.y.z is an "extended stable" kernel which follows the same rules as
> the kernel.org official stable kernels.  It contains no Ubuntu-specific
> patches, and supports the same arch's as mainline.
>
> More details about this and the other Canonical-funded-and-hosted
> "extended stable" kernel versions is available here:
>
>> For more information about the 3.13.y.z tree, see
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

OK, thank you for clarification. I was unsure as this is not hosted on
kernel.org, I thought it was a Ubuntu specific kernel.

So we have the following stable kernels as of now:

3.10, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15(for a few days), 3.16!

Interesting.
-- 
Andev
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