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2.6.23-rc6-mm1, "This Just Isn't Working Any More"

Sep 19, 2007, 12:45 (4 Talkback[s])


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"A frustrated sounding Andrew Morton released the 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 kernel as 'a 29MB diff against 2.6.23-rc6.' Many patches are merged first into Andrew's -mm tree for testing before being pushed to Linus' mainline tree during the merge window. Andrew suggested that the -mm process wasn't working as well as it could:

"'It took me over two solid days to get this lot compiling and booting on a few boxes. This required around ninety fixup patches and patch droppings. There are several bugs in here which I know of (details below) and presumably many more which I don't know of. I have to say that this just isn't working any more...'"

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