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Linux 3.1 rc3

Aug 23, 2011, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"From: Linus Torvalds linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Linux 3.1-rc3
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel
Date: 2011-08-22 20:22:43 GMT

It's a day late - I was just too hungry tired after the DM class to release it yesterday. But there it is, all fresh and new.

And a few thank-yous are in order: things are looking good. The diffstat looks reasonable (the one big addition is in Documentation), and while I could have wished for even less churn, I'm pretty happy.

The rc2 to rc3 shortlog is appended, and I think it mostly looks pretty reasonable and short. Which is not to say that I'm not hoping that things will calm down even further in the later rc's, but at least so far I don't think I've had much reason to complain.

Another thank-you goes to Intel: this release has been full of travel (happily now all completed), first due to a week of vacation during the merge window, and then for my DM class weekends and LinuxCon. And the new laptop made it much less painful to do even "allmodconfig" builds while on the road.

So go out and test.

Linus

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