Linux 3.18-rc3 Released, Codenamed The "Diseased Newt"

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 2 November 2014 at 06:35 PM EST. 4 Comments
The third weekly release candidate is now available for the Linux 3.18 kernel.

Like with 3.18-rc2, Linus Torvalds isn't happy that the development pace isn't calming down for nearing midway through the kernel's development. There's still been many changes all over the place in the past week, while feature development has been over for some time.

For what it's worth, with Linux 3.18-rc3, Torvalds finally renamed the "Shuffling Zombie Juror" codename that the kernel has been for several releases now and is referring to the kernel now as Diseased Newt.

If you're not familiar with the Linux 3.18 features, check out the usual Phoronix feature overview of Linux 3.18.
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