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Note on Linux 3.0 and the 3.1 merge window

Jul 21, 2011, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linus Torvalds)

"As everybody knows by now, not only did I do an -rc7 last week instead of releasing 3.0 (due to some worries about the RCU code), but I ended up also not doing the 3.0 on Monday because of a pathname lookup bug and then some _more_ RCU issues.

"Anyway, those should all be resolved and the fixes merged now, and I'm not really all that nervous about the pathname lookup issue - I think that got nailed, and the patch for that was literally just moving a single line (and adding a comment).

The RCU issues worries me a bit, but everything says it's all good, and the biggest issues were with the new RCU_BOOST feature that really neither defaults to on, nor is suggested right now. So I think we're ok, and I'm planning on doing 3.0 tomorrow.

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