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UPDATED: Linus Torvalds -- Ok, making ready for pre-2.4 and code-freeze..

Dec 28, 1999, 07:16 (18 Talkback[s])
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Subject: Ok, making ready for pre-2.4 and code-freeze..
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 13:57:38 -0800 (PST)
From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@transmeta.com
To: Kernel Mailing List linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu

After doing too many last-minute updates of critical code that we really shouldn't have left this late (*), I'm going to calm things down. I've released 2.3.33 which fixes a few smaller problems with 2.3.32, and I'll let it quiet down a bit for a while.

We're obviously not going to have a 2.4 this millenium, but let's get the pre-2.4 series going this year, with the real release Q1 of 2000.


(*) Both the mm layer and the SCSI layer was changed quite a lot: we'll be better for it, but I'd have been happier if we hadn't needed to.


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