Feature changed by: Jan Engelhardt (jengelh)
Feature #313288, revision 7
Title: Opensuse 12.2 - adopt kernel 3.4
openSUSE Distribution: Unconfirmed
Requested by: Jedi Beeftrix (jedibeeftrix)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org
Why? Better Btrfs support:
possible? Well, 3.3 is due in a weeks time:
months is the normal release period for the kernel, which puts it 3.4
at June 10th.
This is before the first opensuse 12.2 release candidate:
Thursday, 24 May 2012: openSUSE 12.2 Beta Thursday, 14 June 2012:
openSUSE 12.2 RC 1
#1: Jedi Beeftrix (jedibeeftrix) (2012-03-19 09:55:41)
3.4 was nine days late, but at less than three months on average there
is still an excellent chance that 3.4 will arrive before RC1 hits the
+ #2: Jan Engelhardt (jengelh) (2012-03-31 02:09:26)
+ Important btrfs changes will be spliced into the openSUSE kernel
+ updates, as it is already done for openSUSE 12.1 (ships 3.1.x) which
+ has received btrfs patches from linux-3.2.x.
+ Time for a pusback to these repeated requests (that come in like, once
+ a distro release). The opensuse kernel team will decide if and when and
+ which kernel version is chosen, and I rather trust their decision than
+ neckbreaking last-minute updates.