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Linux 3.10-rc6 Kernel Brings In More Fixes

Linux Kernel

Published on 15 June 2013 06:25 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Linus Torvalds has released the Linux 3.10-rc6 kernel on Saturday afternoon. While there's still some time ahead before the official Linux 3.10 kernel release, the rate of change appears to be slowing.

After worrying last week about all of the changes still being pushed for Linux 3.10, Torvalds threatened to be more strict about the changes he would permit. A week has passed and the rate of pull requests to take care of only regressions has decreased.

Linus Torvalds wrote in the 3.10-rc6 announcement, "...is not to say that rc6 couldn't have been smaller, and I'll probably be even more upset next week if you try to push stuff that really shouldn't go in by now, but things are better than in rc5."

If you're not familiar with the Linux 3.10 kernel features, read The Best Features Of The Linux 3.10 Kernel and Linux 3.10 Kernel Yields Biggest Changes In Years.

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