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SubjectRe: Distinguishing releases from pre-rc snapshots
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:22:43 -0400
Pavel Roskin <> wrote:

> I'm trying to keep some external drivers up to date with the kernel,
> and the first two weeks after the release is the worst time for me.

Consider this an incentive to submit your code for inclusion
in the upstream kernel. Having all the common drivers integrated
in the mainline kernel makes it much easier for users to use all
their hardware, external drivers are not just a pain for the developers.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
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