Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.7 RC1 with a Big Change to the VFS Layer


It’s Sunday, and it has been two weeks since the release of the Linux 4.6 kernel, so the time has come for Linus Torvalds to introduce us to the development cycle of the next major kernel branch.

Yes, we’re talking about Linux kernel 4.7, which has just received its first Release Candidate (RC) build. It allows the community to download it, compile it for their GNU/Linux systems, and take it for a long weekend test drive, especially now that the merge window has finally been closed by Mr. Torvalds, probably a little bit earlier than expected.

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