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Date:   Sat, 28 Apr 2018 06:35:47 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.18 00/24] 3.18.107-stable review

On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 03:41:28PM -0400, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 03:57:35PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 3.18.107 release.
> The page currently lists 3.18 as EOL.  I assume we released
> an update for Spectre/Meltdown after we declared it end of life, but I
> was surprised to see that there was going to be a 3.18.107.

There are no patches for Spectre/Meltdown in the 3.18.y kernel tree that
I know of.

> Should we change how 3.18 is listed on  Or should we just
> keep peeople wondering whether will be updates after 3.18.107?  :-)

Keep people wondering.

As I have stated before, I'm keeping it alive as there are still a few
tens of millions of devices out there using this kernel, including one
of my personal phones.  I might get tired of keeping it semi-up-to-date
and then will stop releasing updates, and reserve the right to do so at
any point in time :)


greg k-h

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