Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.5 RC6, Final Release Launches March 2016


Yes, it happened again, Linus Torvalds has made yet another early Sunday announcement for the next RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.5 kernel branch.

We were expecting to see the Linux kernel 4.5 Release Candidate 6 build later tonight, February 28, 2016, but it looks like we are lucky again to get it for a spin a bit earlier, that, of course, in case you have nothing else better to do Sunday afternoon. According to Mr. Torvalds, the sixth Release Candidate (RC) build of Linux kernel 4.5 consists of a big patch to one of the network driver header files, which is approximately 40 percent of the entire changes for this release….