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SubjectRe: Linux 3.0-rc1
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On Sun, 2011-05-29 at 18:30 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
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> Now, my alpha-maleness sadly does not actually extend to all the
> scripts and Makefile rules, so the kernel is fighting back, and is
> calling itself 3.0.0-rc1. We'll have the usual 6-7 weeks to wrestle it
> into submission, and get scripts etc cleaned up, and the final release
> should be just "3.0". The -stable team can use the third number for
> their versioning.

So a bit of bike shedding :-)

Why don't we just keep the 3 digits ? You release 3.x.0 and Greg
increments the last one ?

That means existing tools don't break, and number of digits doesn't
change all the time anymore, less likely to get wrong...

Cheers,
Ben.




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