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kernel policy vs bug handling (how to followup #919227 ?)




Hi.

In an earlier post[1] I mentioned an ACPI LID issue with my laptop, which has been fixed in the current 5.x series[2].

My questions:

1) other than commenting on my own bugreport[3] with this information, should I do anything else, like closing it or adding some special tags? As far as current "testing" branch is concerned, this bug is still present, unless you install a kernel from "experimental"[4] or upstream.

2) maybe I am not using the proper keywords but I can't seem to find information on Debian kernel policy, specifically: when does a new kernel from upstream enter "unstable"? Later on it would move to "testing" and then "stable", this part I know how it works, but I am missing the initial step. I already have a working kernel package so this is just curiosity regarding the process, no begging :)

Thanks,
Andrea.


[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2019/01/msg00249.html

[2] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202421

[3] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=919227

[4] https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=debian-kernel%40lists.debian.org