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Subjectre: Linux 2.4.17

> > final:
> >
> > - Fix more loopback deadlocks (Andrea Arcangeli)
> > - Make Alpha with Nautilus chipset and
> > Irongate chipset configuration compile
> > correctly (Michal Jaegermann)
> >
> > rc2:
> >
> > - Fix potential oops with via-rhine (Andrew Morton)
> > - sysvfs: mark inodes as bad in case of read
> > ...
> Um, what happened to the idea of 'no changes between the last
> release candidate and final'?

I think the policy is 'not to add unnecessary changes' , not 'no changes'.

> I'm disappointed; I thought we were entering a new era of
> release discipline in the stable kernel.

I'd be dissapointed if Marcelo had released and stable kernel still
with the loopback deadlocks. And i don't think the alpha compile fix is
going to break anything.

David Gómez

"The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of
whether submarines can swim." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra

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