The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.16-rc3
on February 12.
As would be expected for this phase of the development cycle, the additions
are mostly fixes, but 2.6.16-rc3 also contains a patch to export the
system's CPU topology in sysfs, parallel port support for SGI O2 systems,
administrator-changeable permissions in configfs, an OCFS2 update, the unshare() system call
and various architecture updates. See the
for the details.
The mainline git repository, as of this writing, holds about 100 fixes
merges after 2.6.16-rc3.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.16-rc3-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include some memory management system call tweaks (see below), the
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL_FUTURE() macro (see below), and various fixes.
The current stable 2.6 release is 126.96.36.199, announced on February 10.
This one contains a fair number of fixes for crashes and other undesirable
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