The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.17-rc1
by Linus on
April 2. Patches merged since last week include the splice()
system calls (see below), hotplug memory support
for User-mode Linux, an LED subsystem, the conversion of local_t
into a signed type, basic support for braille devices in the input layer, and
the "ipath" driver for PathScale InfiniPath devices.
See last week's
the previous week's
for detailed lists of changes in 2.6.17-rc1.
For even more detail, see the short-form
No patches have been merged into the mainline since 2.6.17-rc1 was
The current -mm tree is 2.6.17-rc1-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include a lot of fixes and a new version of the kgdb debugger, but
little in the way of major changes.
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