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Kernel release status

The current stable kernel is, released on July 15. This release fixes some problems caused by, which, in turn, fixed a local root vulnerability in the /proc filesystem code. and were also released with the same fixes.

The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.18-rc2, released by Linus on July 15. It contains a large number of fixes and the per-task delay accounting patch set. See the long-format changelog for the details. Once -rc2 came out, the merging of patches into the mainline came to a halt for the Kernel Summit and the Ottawa Linux Symposium.

The current -mm tree is 2.6.18-rc1-mm1. Recent changes to -mm include Atmel architecture support and a lot of fixes.

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