For the first part of the week, it really looked like things were
calming down quite nicely, and I mentally already went "Ahh,
Thanksgiving week, this is going to be a nice small, calm rc".
And then Friday rolled around, and everybody sent me their pull
requests for the week, and it all looks very normal again.
But at least this week isn't unusually bigger than normal - it's a
pretty normal rc6 stat-wise. So unless we have some big surprising
left-overs coming up, I think we're in good shape.
And the diffstat looks nice and flat too, which is a sign of just
widespread small fixes, rather than some big last-minute changes. The
exception is a chunk of fixes to the new vidtv driver, but that is not
only a new driver, it's a virtual test-driver for validation and
development rather than something that would affect users.
That vidtv driver shows up very clearly in the patch stats too, but
other than that it all looks very normal: mostly driver updates (even
ignoring the vidtv ones), with the usual smattering of small fixes
elsewhere - architecture code, networking, some filesystem stuff.
So I'm feeling pretty good about 5.10, and I hope I won't be proven
wrong about that. But please do test,