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SubjectRe: RFD: Kernel release numbering
/me kills my patchbomb script for now

On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 02:21:38PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> - 2.6.<even>: even at all levels, aim for having had minimally intrusive
> patches leading up to it (timeframe: a week or two)
>
> with the odd numbers going like:
>
> - 2.6.<odd>: still a stable kernel, but accept bigger changes leading up
> to it (timeframe: a month or two).

Ok, that's acceptable to me, but realize that this puts a bigger burden
on the maintainers to queue up patches for you. It's not that big of a
deal, just something to be aware of.

Speaking of which, does this mean I shouldn't hit you with all of my
pending stuff? I know some of the other subsystem maintainers have a
lot of stuff queued up too. Should we start this new numbering scheme
as of today? Or wait until 2.6.13?

thanks,

greg k-h
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