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SubjectRe: Linux v2.6.16-rc6
clearly there's some small risk factor and youLinus Torvalds wrote:
> Ok, we're getting closer, although the 2.6.16 release certainly seems to
> drag out more than it should have.
> Some of the worrisome bootup problems seem to have been resolved to a
> stupid build-time race, where we just generated an empty version string.
> Oops.
> The diffstat shows that the largest changes here are the ia64 defconfig
> updates, much of the rest really is pretty small, but all over the map.
> Some ocfs2 and 9pfs fixes and updates, and various driver and networking
> fixes.
> The ShortLog (appended) gives a pretty good picture of it,
> Linus

I don't see the bttv fix from Duncan Sands. I realize that similar
mistakes are in other drivers, but bttv is popular and would benefit
from getting a fix which works, and several posters have confirmed that
it really does.

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me

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