The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.24-rc8
; no new prepatches have
been released over the last week. Around 100 patches have gone into the
mainline repository since -rc8 was released. Your editor expects the final
2.6.24 release just before everybody heads off to linux.conf.au.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.24-rc8-mm1. Andrew has been
expressing some frustration with the process of bringing together -mm
The volume of rejects and build errors which are caused by
subsystem maintainers fiddling with other people's stuff is quite
out of control. Something needs to happen here.
What has happened for the moment is that a lot of git trees have been
dropped from this release. Other changes include asynchronous crypto
support in the device mapper, a number of Chinese translations of core
kernel documents, a lot of IDE updates, and a Sony memory stick driver.
For older kernels: 184.108.40.206 was released with
about a dozen fixes on January 19. 220.127.116.11-rc1 (January 22)
starts the next cycle with several more fixes.
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