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openSUSE Tumbleweed status for the week of March 26, 2012

It's been about a year since I did a status report of what's going on in the openSUSE:Tumbleweed repo, let me know if you find this actually useful or not so that I can determine if I should keep it up. As everyone knows, Tumbleweed is running on top of openSUSE:12.1, the transition to 12.1 was rocky for some people who thought that Tumbleweed was somehow a "full" distro, and not just an add-on on top of a stable openSUSE release. To make things easier for future updates of the base openSUSE release, please point to the "current" repo, not the explicitly numbers repo. For more details...

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What Greg Does

With my recent job change, I'm starting to run into a bunch of people asking "What exactly are you going to be doing now?"

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Stable kernel release candidates

I thought it would be easier to do a round of stable kernel releases in the middle of the larger kernel merge window, to prevent the next round from being so big (given that there are a lot of patches usually applying during the -rc1 merge window cycle). So, I've...

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Stable kernel tree status, January 9, 2012

As 3.2 is now out, here's a note as to the current status of the different stable/longterm kernel trees. First off, please everyone remember to mark any patch that you want to have applied to the stable kernel trees with a simple: Cc: stable < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > marking in the Signed-off-by: area. Once the patch hits Linus's tree, I will automatically be notified of it and it will be applied if possible. If it does not applied, you will be notified of that. Note that the address is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , not the older address that used to be used before October of 2011.
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