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SubjectRe: New (now current development process)
Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 11:12:41AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 12:29:28AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > > Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> writes:
> > > > > I don't think anybody has been really unhappy with this approach? Hmm?
> > > >
> > > > The long freeze periods were nothing much happens are painful. It
> > > > would be better to have some more overlap of merging and stabilizing
> > > > (stable does that already kind of, but not enough)
> > >
> > > Violently agree. I find the long freeze periods painful and very very
> > > very boring, to the point of looking for other stuff to do (such as
> > > cleaning up bits of the kernel and queuing mega-patches for the next
> > > round of merging.)
> >
> > The freezes are for fixing bugs, especially recent regressions.
>
> Given my stated low activity during the -rc periods, well, you draw
> your conclusion from that.
>
> > There's no shortage of them, you know.
>
> Please let me know when there's something in my area regresses.
>

a) you're sitting around feeling very very very bored while

b) the kernel is in long freeze due to the lack of kernel developer
attention to known bugs

The solution seems fairly obvious to me?

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