The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.15-rc5
; Linus, it seems, has
been too busy stirring up desktop flamewars to get -rc6 out the door.
A slow stream of patches continues to accumulate in the mainline git
repository. These consist mostly of fixes, but there is also the removal
of the "incomplete mapping" support discussed here last week (it was deemed
unnecessary), a new rcu_barrier() primitive to wait until all
queued RCU callbacks have run, and a build system change making the
"optimize for size" option available for all configurations.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.15-rc5-mm2. Recent changes
to -mm include a couple of new inotify flags controlling which files are to
be watched, a Sony laptop ACPI driver, basic PCI domain support, a
schedule_on_each_cpu() function to run code on every processor, a
new high-resolution timers implementation, and a "batch" scheduling policy.
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