November 3, 2014

Kernel prepatch 3.18-rc3

The third 3.18 prepatch is out there for testing. Linus complained that things aren't slowing down as he would like, but doesn't seem too worried: "That said, I don't think there is anything particularly horrible in here. Lots and lots of small stuff, with drivers accounting for the bulk of it (both in commits and in lines), but networking and core kernel showing up too. Nothing particularly stands out." With this prepatch, the codename for the release has changed to "Diseased Newt."

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