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May 01, 2007, 12:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Following the release of the 2.6.21 kernel Andrew Morton posted a list of patches in his -mm kernel, summarizing for each his plans as to whether or not they wil be pushed upstream for inclusion in the upcoming 2.6.22 kernel. He noted, 'the overall stability in recent -mm's was not sufficiently high and we ran out of time to find all the bugs. I shouldn't have merged all those patches last week--they contained an exceptional amount of garbage. This all means that more bugs than usual will probably leak into mainline, and we'll have to fix them there.' He went on to add, 'I've been ducking most non-bugfix patches recently. I have ~200 feature and cleanup patches queued for later consideration, so people who sent those will be hearing from me eventually...'"

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