Linux 5.1-rc2

James Morris jmorris at
Mon Mar 25 19:08:10 UTC 2019

On Sun, 24 Mar 2019, Randy Dunlap wrote:

> On 3/24/19 2:26 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Well, we're a week away from the merge window close, and here's rc2.
> > Things look fairly normal, but honestly, rc2 is usually too early to
> > tell.  People haven't necessarily had time to notice problems yet.
> > Which is just another way of saying "please test harder".
> > 
> > Nothing particularly stands out. Yes, we had some fixes for the new
> > io_ring code for issues that were discussed when merging it. Other
> > than that, worth noting is that the bulk of the patches are for
> > tooling, not the core kernel. In fact, about two thirds of the patch
> > is just for the tools/ subdirectory, most of it due to some late perf
> > tool updates. The people involved promise they're done.
> Hmph.  I'm still looking for the patch that restores the various
> CONFIG_DEFAULT_<security> kconfig options to be merged.
> since commit 70b62c25665f636c9f6c700b26af7df296b0887e dropped them somehow.

AFAICT we don't have a finalized version of the patch yet.


James Morris
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