Subject: Ok, making ready for pre-2.4 and code-freeze..
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 13:57:38 -0800 (PST)
From: Linus Torvalds email@example.com
To: Kernel Mailing List firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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