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Linux 3.6-rc3: Nothing That's "OMG! Scary!"

Linux Kernel

Published on 22 August 2012 05:52 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Six days after releasing the Linux 3.6-rc2 kernel, Linus has released the third test release of the forthcoming Linux 3.6.

The Linux 3.6-rc3 release is coming early since -rc2 took a while and Linus is also spending a few extra days in San Diego prior to next week's events. There's also been pent-up demand for the Linux 3.6-rc3 kernel.

Linus says in his release announcement, "It's a bit over half drivers, with a quarter being arch updates, and the rest being "random" - mostly networking and filesystems. Shortlog appemded, there's nothing here that makes me go "OMG! Scary!" or makes me want to particularly mention it separately. All just random updates and fixes."

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