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Things look a little calmer than last week, and over-all very average
for rc6. So - like always this late in the release schedule - I'd
certainly have liked things to be even calmer, but nothing here really
stands out.

The diffstat is quite flat, meaning lots of small fixes, with the
exception of one new LED driver, and a flurry of PI futex fixes (and
one nouveau patch that is just a lot of trivial lines).

And all the stats look normal: average number of commits, and they are
all in the usual places, with most of the patch being drivers (gpu,
networking, sound, etc), but we obviously have all the usual suspects
with arch updates, and a smattering of fixes to core code (kernel, mm,
networking, filesystems).

A few known issues still, hopefully soon fixed, and on the whole
things look quite normal apart from some mailing list hiccups..

Go test,

                   Linus

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Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc6

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