The LTSI is an ecosystem-wide collaborative project hosted at the Linux Foundation to create and maintain a common Linux base for the use in a variety of CE products and to enable faster contributions upstream and better alignment with the mainline kernel.
2017 LTSI Development Schedule (LTSI-4.9)
Preparation Period (= Time to Upstream your patches!) : Up to June 30th.
Merge Window: will open from July 1st and will be closed around end of July time-frame,
Validation Period: Roughly one month after the merge window close date.
Expected Relase Date: Around early Esptember
See who is involved in LTSI.