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SubjectRe: [RFC] 2.5/2.6/2.7 transition [was Re: Linux 2.4.16-pre1]
On Sun, 25 Nov 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> The _real_ solution is to make fewer fundamental changes between
> stable kernels, and that's a real solution that I expect to become
> more and more realistic as the kernel stabilizes.

Agreed, this would make a _lot_ of difference in the time it
takes to get a new stable kernel really stable.

> But you also have to realize that "fewer fundamental changes" is a
> mark of a system that isn't evolving as quickly, and that is reaching
> middle age. We are probably not quite there yet ;)

Doesn't mean we need to get _all_ our TODO items done in
2.5. I really don't see what's wrong with doing only a
few in 2.5 and delaying the rest for 2.7, especially not
when both 2.5 and 2.7 happen quickly ;)


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