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Second Release Candidate of Linux 4.19

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  • Linux 4.19-rc2

    As usual, the rc2 release is pretty small. People are taking a
    breather after the merge window, and it takes a bit of time for bug
    reports to start coming in and get identified. Plus people were
    probably still on vacation (particularly Europe), and some people were
    at Open Source Summit NA last week too. Having a calm week was good.

    Regardless of the reason, it's pretty quiet/ The bulk of it is drivers
    (network and gpu stand out), with the rest being a random collection
    all over (arch/x86 and generic networking stands out, but there's misc
    stuff all over).

    Go out and test.


  • Linux 4.19-rc2 Released As A Small & Calm Release

    One week past the merge window of Linux 4.19 and the 4.19-rc1 release to close that off, Linux 4.19-rc2 is now available for testing.

    Linus Torvalds considers Linux 4.19-rc2 to be a "small" and "calm" release, due to many developers taking a short break following the merge window, the Linux Foundation Open-Source Summit taking place the past few days, and some Europeans being on summer holidays.

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