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KernelTrap: Weekly Status Summaries

Aug 09, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"2.6 Linux kernel maintainer Andrew Morton posted his first kernel status report, dated August 4'th, 2005. He explained, 'at [the] kernel summit I pledged to put out weekly where-we're-at summaries, mainly so that subsystem maintainers could get an estimate of when the next major kernel release will be, so they can plan their merge windows.' The merge windows he referred to were explained earlier by Linux creator Linus Torvalds as part of the improved development process in which major changes will only be merged into the mainline kernel during the first two weeks after a major release..."

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