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Linux 3.5-rc2

From:  Linus Torvalds <>
To:  Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject:  Linux 3.5-rc2
Date:  Fri, 8 Jun 2012 19:03:19 -0700
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Ok, it's been only 6 days, but as noted earlier I'm going to be
traveling starting tomorrow, and I wanted to make the -rc2 release
before I left.

I'll have internet access, but looking at my schedule I probably won't
have much time, so you might as well consider me MIA for a week. If
it's not really critical, don't bother asking me to pull, in other
words. Think of it as one of those weeks when I try to be hardnosed
about things, and get bitchy when people send me irrelevant small
stuff that isn't some major oops-fix.

That said, I think -rc2 is in fairly good shape, and I've been trying
to fairly aggressively revert things that caused problems (and
sometimes things that were only *suspected* to be the cause of

We have the usual assortment of fixes: drivers (gpu, i2c, acpi,
clocksource), architectures (mostly x86 perf, but some trivial powerpc
and parsic stuff), filesystems (fuse, cifs, ext4, ubifs) along with VM
updates and some documentation updates. And timer, irq and scheduler

Go forth and test,
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