Enterprise Linux Log

Aug 28 2007   8:51AM GMT

Linux 2.6.23-rc4 — come and get it!

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RC can mean many things to many people. Some think of the olden days of RC Cola; its blue and red cans glistening in the summer sun, waiting to be enjoyed at a ball game or picnic with friends. Others think of remote control cars feverishly jockeying for position on a homemade backyard race track.

On the Enterprise Linux Log, we think of release candidates and the Linux kernel. It’s what we do. It’s what we enjoy. It’s life, Linus Torvalds style, all the time.

Ok, I lost it, and let two weeks pass between -rc releases. My bad.

As a result, -rc4 is a bit bigger than it would/should have been, but hopefully it’s all good, and we’ve fixed most regressions. There’s some arch updates (MIPS, power, sparc64, s390) and an ACPI update, but the rest of it is mainly lots of small fixes (mostly to various random drivers). With some scheduler and networking noise.

I think the shortlog is _just_ too big to be posted on the kernel mailing list, but since it can mostly be described with the one word “boring”, it’s not a huge loss. As usual, just do

git shortlog v2.6.23-rc3..v2.6.23-rc4

If you have the git trees to get the all the details on extraneous semicolons, missed or duplicate include files, kzalloc conversions, new PCI ID’s etc etc.

Linus

Truly, a great day to be alive. Anyone thirsty?

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