After weeks of RC releases and a week's delay Linux 3.9, which packs a lot of new features, has finally been made available by Linus Torvalds.
Last week Torvaldsreleased the rc8 instead of the Linux 3.9 stating that he wasn’t “comfy” releasing the final version yet and that “another week won’t hurt”. Torvalds noted in this week’s announcement that last week has been very quiet as there were not many commits and the ones which were there were “really tiny” which is why he went ahead with the release of Linux 3.9.
Torvalds, as always, did make a note insisting developers not to send in too many pull requests just before the release is about to happen citing the case of rc7.
The 3.10 merge window is now open and people have already started sending in pull requests. “Also, this obviously means that the merge window is open.” noted Torvalds in the Linux 3.9 release announcement.
“I won't be merging anything today, but if you start sending me your pull requests …, tomorrow the flood gates start opening”, he added.
I recently had a request to setup SFTP for a customer so they could manage a set of files in their environment through an FTP GUI. Being an avid user…
We use our own and third-party cookies to improve our services, compile statistical information and analyze your browsing habits. This allows us to personalize the content we offer and to show you advertisements related to your preferences. By clicking "Accept all" you agree to the storage of cookies on your device to improve website navigation, analyse traffic and assist our marketing activities. You can also select "System Cookies Only" to accept only the cookies required for the website to function, or you can select the cookies you wish to activate by clicking on "settings".
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled on our systems. They are generally only set in response to your actions in requesting services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or completing forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you to these cookies, but some areas of the site will not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can assess the performance of our site and improve it. They help us know which pages are the most or least visited, and how visitors navigate the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies to be used, we will not know when you visited our site and will not be able to assess whether it worked properly
These cookies allow the website to provide better functionality and customization. They may be set by our company or by external providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies to be used, some of these services may not function properly
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to profile your interests and display relevant ads on other sites. They do not directly store personal information, but are based on the unique identification of your browser and Internet device. If you do not allow these cookies to be used, you will see less targeted advertising