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KernelTrap: 2.6.0-test11-mm1; The Fate Of The -mm Patchset

Dec 17, 2003, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jeremy Andrews for this link. ]

"Andrew Morton recently returned from a few weeks away from kernel development and released 2.6.0-test11-mm1 saying, 'A fair number of new fixes, none of them very serious. Most notably, significant updates to the IDE drivers and to the psmouse, atkbd and synaptics drivers.' He followed up his comment 'a fair number of new fixes' saying 'and new breakage too!', providing a small patch with the fix which is available below.

"When asked his plans for the -mm patchset now that he's also maintaining the mainline 2.6 kernel, Andrew explained:

"'We'll start merging it up after 2.6.0. It'll be quite a lot of work, actually - a lot of things have been parked in -mm for some time and may not have had sufficiently wide testing, especially on non-i386. I need to ask the originators and others to re-review and retest some things. I guess I'll keep -mm going until there's a reason not to...'"

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