Kernel Prepatch 4.0-rc1


Linus has closed the merge window for this release and released 4.0-rc1 — meaning, of course, that the current plan is to call the release “4.0”. “But nobody should notice. Because moving to 4.0 does *not* mean that we somehow changed what people see. It’s all just more of the same, just with smaller numbers so that I can do releases without having to take off my socks again.” The codename has also changed to “Hurr durr I’ma sheep.”

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