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The Linux kernel has been evolving quickly adding new drivers and support factors at a fairly rapid pace. Now, I would say that the 14.0 branch might stick with the LTS Kernel, but Patrick has been known to add a different and often newer kernel and into the /testing directory each release, or include a .config file in the /source directory to build even later versions if they work well.
The thing is, nothing at the moment is completely finalized so it's all speculative, but as a general rule, follow previous releases and you can often get somewhat an idea of when a release will come, and also what may or may not be included with that release.
@ReaperX7: Sure, it is quite possible he might add a newer kernel to /extra but I read your comment to imply that the primary kernel number might be bumped again and I think this is unlikely, unless the Slackware 14 release turns out to be a long way off.
Just updated. Looks like the new kernel 3.2.21 still doesn't build brcmsmac (which eliminates the need for building broadcom-sta on many laptop wireless adapters I use.) I reckon it didn't get built due to a Kconfig bug in 3.2.13; hopefully it gets into the next kernel package revision.
I am a new slackware user, since june 3rd and i have never seen so many upgrades on any linux distro i have ever used in as short a time span and i have been using linux since about 96. The really amazing thing to me is not just the massive number of upgrades, but core stuff as well, and nothing so far has broken. Im a bit incredulous
I have been checking the upgrades to unmark the kernel (i like to build my own) and the x stuff i dont need and anything that might be dangerous, but i was a bit perfunctory in checking the latest list and after it started i saw glibc go by and thought "uh oh, that could be a problem" and after rebooting everything just worked.
Before i installed slackware i checked out the wiki page and other sources and it seemed to have a bit of a stodgy rep. Given the number of upgrades i have seen and its continued rock like stability, I have no idea why this is, unless maybe that its the oldest distro around. This seems to me entirely undeserved, im just totally impressed.