[bootlin/training-materials updates] master: Updates for LTS kernel releases (e4220315)

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com
Fri Feb 5 11:17:46 CET 2021

Repository : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials
On branch  : master
Link       : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials/commit/e422031580e127dc94cb37ab036ff70f56bb9118


commit e422031580e127dc94cb37ab036ff70f56bb9118
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>
Date:   Fri Feb 5 11:17:46 2021 +0100

    Updates for LTS kernel releases
    - Update the table of supported versions
    - Mention that the last release in a year is selected as LTS
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at bootlin.com>


 .../longterm-release-kernels.png                   | Bin 121704 -> 176659 bytes
 .../sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex              |  13 +++++++------
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png
index 2f65aa88..3179f4aa 100644
Binary files a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png and b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png differ
diff --git a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
index adccd3be..f66370c3 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
@@ -34,19 +34,20 @@
   \frametitle{Need for long term support (1)}
   \item Issue: bug and security fixes only released for most recent
-    stable kernel versions. Only LTS {\em (Long Term Support)} releases
-    are supported for up to 6 years.
-  \item Example at Google: starting from {\em Android O (2017)}, all new Android devices will
-    have to run such an LTS kernel.
-  \end{itemize}
+    stable kernel versions.
+  \item Only the last release of each year is made an  LTS {\em (Long Term
+     Support)} release, and is supposed to be supported for up to 6 years.
-   Captured on \url{https://kernel.org} in Jul. 2020, following the
+   Captured on \url{https://kernel.org} in Feb. 2021, following the
    \href{https://www.kernel.org/category/releases.html}{\em Releases} link.
+  \item Example at Google: starting from {\em Android O (2017)}, all new Android devices will
+    have to run such an LTS kernel.
+  \end{itemize}

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