Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 4.7 RC3 with a Fix for an NFS Issue


It’s Sunday, again, so Linus Torvalds has announced the general availability of a new RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.7 kernel, which users can take for a test drive as we speak.

Linux 4.7-rc3 is the third Release Candidate version in the development cycle of Linux kernel 4.7, the next major kernel branch, which should see the light of day sometime in mid-July. And, according to Mr. Torvalds, Linux kernel 4.7 RC3 appears to be a fairly quite release whose only major change is a fix for a pending NFS issue.

“Nothing particularly odd has been going on. As promised, rc3 has the fix for the NFS issue that was pending last rc. Not that anybody seems to have noticed (also as expected),” said Linus Torvalds. “The diffstat looks fairly normal and innocuous. But it all is pretty small.”

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