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SubjectRe: Linux 3.3-1 out - merge window closed
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 05:14, Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:58:28 -0800 Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
>> (Stats for those that like them: 20% arch updates (arm, power, mips,
>> x86), 60% drivers (networking - wireless in particular, staging,
>> media, dri, sound, misc - including getting rid of 'struct sysdev'),
>> and 20% random stuff: filesystems, networking, perf etc)
> More stats for the bored:
> (I don't count merge commits below and everything is relative to v3.2)
> Of the 8899 commits in v3.3-rc1, 6918 were in next-20120106 (the first
> -next based on v3.2).  A further 792 commits have the same subject line as
> commits in next-20120116 and a further 16 have the same patch-id.
> This leaves 1174 commits (13%) in v3.3-rc1 that were not in next-20120106
> for some reason (not too bad really, I guess).  Some will clearly be bug
> fixes, of course.  Some will be quilt trees (probably rebased before
> being sent to Linus).  Some will be patches that depend on work by others.

Even more stats for the bored (more details in "Build regressions/improvements
in v3.3-rc1"): 80 new build errors were introduced.

(Un?)fortunately not all of them can be attributed to the changesets
that skipped
-next, as I know of several that affected the builds I'm most
interested in in -next.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds
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