Standard of Tizen Reference Kernel Version

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The standard of the Tizen reference kernel version

Samsung keeps the three major standards in order to release the Tizen platfrom based latest Linux kernel.

At this time, the three conditions are 'AND' arithmetic operation without 'OR" arithmetic operation among one another.

Use latest Linux kernel version

We have to use the latest Linux Kernel version as soon as possible (ASAP). In this statement, 'ASAP' means that we can make an effort to follow the latest LTS/LTSi kernel version. Please, check the range of the red box in the picture.

Use LTS/LTSi version

And, we have to use LTS/LTSi version.

The reasonable date of LTS/LTSi Linux kernel is 4 months

We keep the reasonable time of LTS/LTSI Linux kernel.

We specify the reference date of LTS/LTSi-based Tizen kernel version with 4 months of LTS/LTSi kernel availability from the release date of Tizen.

ext, we announce Tizen reference kernel version between Intel and Samsung within the period like the below figure.

This implies that we should be adopting LTS/LTSi kernel in the daily builds as soon as LTSi kernel is available so that a release within 4 months with bug-fixes would be reasonable.

Example

The below graph is to understand what we mean to say to release the standard version of Tizen Linux kernel.

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