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  • Linux 5.8-rc5 Released As A Big Kernel For This Late In The Cycle

    Phoronix: Linux 5.8-rc5 Released As A Big Kernel For This Late In The Cycle

    Linus Torvalds just released Linux 5.8-rc5 and he is not particularly enthusiastic about its size with this being the largest RC5 release candidate of any of the Linux 5.x series...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...8-rc5-Released

  • #2
    Linus should not be bloat-shaming the poor kernel. That's non-inclusive.

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    • #3
      One change that's in this kernel is that libpcap users can now inject packets into wireguard interfaces. More generally, AF_PACKET sockets now work properly with layer 3 interfaces (or at least the ones I could easily identify).

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      • #4
        Originally posted by andyprough View Post
        Linus should not be bloat-shaming the poor kernel. That's non-inclusive.
        Plus-size kernel.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

          Plus-size kernel.
          Now that's tacky

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          • #6
            Originally posted by NotMine999 View Post

            Now that's tacky
            It was meant as sarcasm.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

              Plus-size kernel.
              *Thicc

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              • #8
                Originally posted by andyprough View Post
                Linus should not be bloat-shaming the poor kernel. That's non-inclusive.
                Yay! Body-positivity for y'all!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by NotMine999 View Post

                  Now that's tacky
                  I would have said boring, but ok.

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