Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Development of Linux Kernel 4.13 with the First RC

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

A day early than initially expected, the development of the Linux 4.13 kernel was kicked off by Linus Torvalds himself with the first Release Candidate (RC) in the series.

The merge window was opened during the past two weeks, since the launch of the Linux 4.12 kernel, which is now stable and ready for deployment, so Linus Torvalds decided to close it a day early to avoid late pull requests and push the first Release Candidate of Linux kernel 4.13 out the door for public testing, which seems to be quite huge, but it’s normal for this stage.

“I was planning on doing it yesterday evening this time around because I was so annoyed with lots of late pull requests on Friday (and some today), but ended up going to dinner and not getting everything done,” said Linus Torvalds. “This looks like a fairly regular release, and … (read more)

From: Softpedia

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