September 05 through September 12
Development (Artful / 17.10)
Important upcoming dates:
Final Beta - Sept 28 (~2 weeks away)
Kernel Freeze - Oct 5 (~3 weeks away)
Final Freeze - Oct 12 (~4 weeks away)
Ubuntu 17.10 - Oct 19 (~5 weeks away)
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A 4.13 based kernel is available for testing from the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive. As a reminder, the Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
Stable (Released & Supported)
The Xenial kernel and it’s derivatives were re-spun to address http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1715636 “Xenial update to 4.4.78 stable release broke Address Sanitizer”.
The following kernels were promoted to -proposed for testing:
Current cycle: 25-Aug through 16-Sep
25-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
28-Aug - 02-Sep Kernel prep week.
03-Sep - 15-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
18-Sep Release to -updates.
Next cycle: 15-Sep through 07-Oct
15-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
18-Sep - 23-Sep Kernel prep week.
24-Sep - 06-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
09-Oct Release to -updates.