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Developer Linux News for Oct 24, 2007

  • 2.6.24-rc1, "One of the Biggest -rc Releases Ever" (Oct 24, 2007, 18:30)
    KernelTrap: "'This may count as one of the biggest -rc releases ever. It's humongous...'"

  • Stabilizing Existing Patches (Oct 24, 2007, 17:15)
    KernelTrap: "When the same patchset arrived on the Linux Kernel mailing list from multiple sources, Christoph Hellwig asked, 'any reason we've got this patchset posted by three people now...?'"

  • The Absent PCLinuxOS Release Cycle (Oct 24, 2007, 16:30)
    Yet Another Linux Blog: "During distro comparisons, many call a lack of release cycle for PCLinuxOS one of its negative aspects..."

  • Linux's Colonel Of The Kernel Andrew Morton: 'Fix More Bugs' (Oct 24, 2007, 15:45)
    InformationWeek: "Andrew Morton, sometimes referred to as the colonel of the kernel, is Linus Torvalds' right hand man when it comes to getting out new kernel releases..."

  • Reiser Trial Delayed by National TV Show (Oct 24, 2007, 13:30)
    Alameda Times-Star: "Opening statements in the trial of computer science engineer Hans Reiser on charges he murdered his wife, Nina Reiser, have been delayed by at least a week because of concerns about potential prejudicial information in an upcoming national television show about his case..."

  • Exact Kernel Names (Oct 24, 2007, 10:30)
    KernelTrap: "When asked how to best refer to kernels between official releases and release candidates, Linus Torvalds pointed to his automated git snapshots..."