October 9, 2017

Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS Expected to Arrive Early Next Month, RC4 Ready for Testing

A day later than expected, the fourth RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.14 LTS kernel series has been announced earlier today by Linus Torvalds, who gives us an insight into the development cycle.

According to Linus Torvalds, things are starting calming down for the development cycle of Linux kernel 4.14, which will be the next long-term support (LTS) release, and while today's RC4 milestone is bigger than a Release Candidate should be at this stage, it's still fairly normal, with the exception of a large watchdog merge.

"In particular, ignoring that core watchdog thing, it's the usual "mostly drivers andĀ Archupdates". ... "And then the usual random stuff elsewhere," said Linus Torvalds in theĀ mailing list announcement.

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