Comment 6 for bug 1537125

------- Comment From <email address hidden> 2016-01-29 02:11 EDT-------
(In reply to comment #10)
> Please note that systemtap is not supported by Canonical except as the
> systemtap-sdt-dev package which is used as a build-dependency for various
> other supported packages.

Is that Canonical's support statement for systemtap across all supported architectures?

> While it would be acceptable per the Ubuntu
> archive policy to include a new upstream version of systemtap into
> trusty-updates, the regression testing for such an update must include tests
> of the reverse-dependencies (ust and php5).
>
> So we intend to decline this SRU for the 14.04.4 release. I have also
> marked bug #1511347 "verification-failed" based on the results of this
> testing with the 14.04.4 kernel. If IBM believes it useful to proceed with
> that previous SRU of systemtap, so that it's enabled for compatibility with
> systems running the (Canonical-supported) 14.04.3 kernel, we can reverse
> that and still release the SRU.

Yes, please -- we would want to ensure systemtap v2.3 is enabled for 14.04 GA kernel on powerpc.