The kernel column #94 by Jon MastersNov 22, 2010, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This month saw the final release of kernel 2.6.36, and the closing of the following 'merge window' for new features to be merged into what will become the 2.6.37 kernel (more details about the latter in a moment). The 2.6.36 kernel features concurrency-managed workqueues, preliminary support for the fanotify mechanism discussed here in the past, final merging of the AppArmor security system used by some distributions for many years, and support for a new architecture, among many dozens of other significant improvements. The new kernel received patches from over 1,100 engineers for a total of nearly 11,000 changesets (collections of related changes to various kernel files) overall.
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