Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 22:06:35 -0700 (PDT)
From: Linus Torvalds
To: Kernel Mailing List
There's a "test2" kernel out there now, integrating most of the -ac
patches, and some code that wasn't in -ac.
Normally, when you integrate almost 5MB of patches, bad things happen.
This time, a miracle occurred. As I uploaded the resultant kernel, a
specter of the holy penguin appeared before me, and said "It is Good. It
As if wanting to re-assure me that yes, it really =was= the holy penguin,
it finally added "Do you have any Herring?" before fading out in a puff of
holy penguin-smoke. Only a faint whiff of rancid fish remains as I type in
In short, not only are most of Alan's patches integrated, I have it on
higher authority that the result is perfect.
So if it doesn't compile for you, you must be doing something wrong.