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Re: Archive management plans for phone RTM


On Wednesday, June 04, 2014 22:07:24 Adam Conrad wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 12:00:23AM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > Will phone RTM dates be better aligned with the Ubuntu development
> > schedule in the future?
> I believe this is meant to be a one-off, as the base phone product is
> still heavily in development.  In the future, a new device should be
> easy to enable on, say, 15.04+PPA or whatever, with the PPA bits being
> rolled into 15.10, rather than having to do a heavy distro fork, as
> the base 15.04 should have everything a phone needs, modulo minor HW
> enablement tweaks.
> In other words, this shouldn't look any different from how Canonical
> OEM currently handles enablement on new Dell laptops, or whatever, by
> targetting the latest LTS, and then using a thin overlay for bits they
> need to temporarily fork to make it go.

Hopefully less opaque, since whatever OEM services is doing isn't AFAIK 

Scott K