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    SubjectRe: RFC: a code slush for 2.5?
    On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:

    > Specific areas I think deserve attention before "nothing but bug fixes"
    > includes a lot of driver implementation and testing for the driver
    > model. Pat's given us some cool stuff... that isn't used very much so
    > far. There are some key implementation decisions in that area that need
    > to be made, before a lot of that can be used, too. Power Management is
    > another area. That sorta fell by the wayside, IMO, but _is_ doable
    > given the current infrastructure that 2.5 now has. klibc is yet another
    > thing that needs tackling.
    >
    > Maybe I am coming from a "driver guy" bias, but it seems like calling a
    > code freeze is premature. I know everybody's chomping at the bit for
    > 2.6 to be released, already, gosh darn it. But please consider this
    > pause, as well.
    >
    > So, if I had to make the proposal concrete, I would propose:
    > "code slush" effective immediately
    > code freeze, Easter holiday (April 19?)
    >
    > Comments/curses?

    It would be wise if a freeze was delayed until after at least IDE and
    console switching both work reliably with preempt enabled.


    Gerhard


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