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Linux and Main: Linus the Referee Considers Last-Minute Kernel Additions

Nov 01, 2002, 16:00 (10 Talkback[s])

"As the feature freeze approaches for what will become either Linux-2.6 or Linux-3.0, Linus Torvalds has offered views on some submitted features and asked for more information on others, sparking discussion of some major and minor changes that could appear in the new kernel.

"In a lengthy thread on the kernel mailing list, Linus was asked to pass judgment on outstanding issues.

"'Here is the list of features which have are being actively pushed, not NAK'ed, and are not in 2.5.45,' wrote Rusty Russell. 'There are 13 of them, as appropriate for Halloween. "'Most were submitted repeatedly well before the freeze. It'd be nice for you to give feedback, and decide which ones (if any) are still up for review...'"

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