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SubjectRe: Release Policy [was: Linux 2.4.16 ]
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.21.0111261351160.13786-100000@freak.distro.conectiva>
By author: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@conectiva.com.br>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> No. Just the -pre-final is a -pre-final. :)
>
> -pre-final basically means that this is the "candidate" release for the
> final.
>
> I could call it "candidate" or whatever (I don't really care about the
> name).
>

That's what a release candidate is. Expect the possibility that you
might have more than one release candidate.

The -rc scheme proposed seems very clean indeed.

Oh, and yes, if you settle on a naming scheme, *please* let me know
ahead of time so I can update the scripts to track it, rather than
finding out by having hundreds of complaints in my mailbox...

-hpa
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