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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters summarises the latest happenings in the Linux kernel community, including the closing of the development ‘merge window’ for the 3.8 kernel

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Programming
by Jon Masters
Jon Masters examines the latest goings-on in the Linux kernel community – and the release of the 3.6 kernel, hot off the press

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters summarizes the latest goings on in the Linux kernel community, including the release of the 3.5 kernel, and an unfortunately embarassing incident for Microsoft’s virtualization team.

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by Rob Zwetsloot
After seven release candidates, the Linux kernel 3.3 has been declared stable. The major update to the kernel is the inclusion of Android support, however there are plenty of other new features.

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by Jon Masters
Last month saw the opening and subsequent closing of the 2.6.35 kernel’s merge window, the period of time during which all of the exciting new features that have been waiting in the wings (and in linux-next nightly kernels provided by Stephen Rothwell) are considered for merging into the official ‘mainline’ kernel source tree by Linus Torvalds…

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by Jon Masters
Last month saw the release of the final 2.6.33 Linux kernel, following several months of development (and some last-minute patches – including the network namespace bug this author discovered and wrote about the previous month).

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by Jon Masters
Another month, another kernel release. Last month saw what is hopefully the final RC (release candidate) 2.6.33 kernel, and so it should have been released by the time you read this…

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by Jon Masters
Last month saw the opening (and then closing) of the 2.6.33 merge window (the time during which Linus takes potentially ‘intrusive’ patches to the kernel, followed by a period of stabilisation) and with it a flood of patches intended for the 2.6.33 kernel release…

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by Jon Masters
Last month many developers were scurrying to prepare for the 2.6.33 merge window. When they weren’t doing that, here are a few of the items that were under discussion, starting with the Big Kernel Lock…

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters is a Linux kernel hacker who has been working on Linux for almost 14 years, since he first attended university at the age of 13. Jon lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and works for a large enterprise Linux vendor…

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