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Re: "Ask HN: What do you want to see in Ubuntu 17.10?"




On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 10:50:58AM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
> [*] Ubuntu doesn't bump the ABI on *every* new version, just the ones
> changing the ABI. In reality this is still very frequently and hence you
> achieve a rollback mechanism through it.

Actually, on account of things like the signing of kernel modules with
ephemeral keys, it's now guaranteed by the Ubuntu kernel team that each
kernel published to the Ubuntu archive will have its ABI bumped.

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