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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.16-pre1
On Sun, 25 Nov 2001, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:

> The "problem" effectively arises from _fast_ releasing "stable" versions. I
> tend to think there should be a slowdown, not a speedup in stable releases,
> just because the weird bugs we saw lately were all found shortly after release.

True, but 2.4.15 should have been renamed 2.4.15-dontuse as soon as the
corruption bug was discovered, even if there is no 2.4.16 available. The
important thing is not to get a new version out quickly, but to prevent
spreading of the bad version. IMHO, of course...


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