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Linus Torvalds Delays Linux 3.7, Releases 3.7-rc8 Kernel Instead

AngelicLiar Why the kernel is so secure (86 comments)

From the release announcement: "If you send me small irrelevant stuff that doesn't fix major issues (oopses, security, things like that), I'm going to curse at you and ignore your pull request. So don't do it." I can't disagree with Linus about this timeframe not being a good time for non-critical updates, but his recurring treatment of security issues as "small irrelevant stuff" makes me somewhat troubled...

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