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Me: we have 50TB on our backend storage system that stores kernel tarballs, so this should be plenty for the next 5+ years.
@gregkh: challenge accepted!
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You get a stable kernel release, and you get a stable kernel release, and you get a stable kernel release!

Hopefully things now settle down to the normal constant crazy pace we are used to (1-2 releases a week), instead of the mass of releases we had in the past few days.
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@killyourfm Just a short note, your recent #mixtape playlists have been the soundtrack for my recent kernel development and release work for the past few weeks, great work! Many thanks for sharing them!
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"The magic to remember is type [ESC]ZZ to save and exit."
"Yes that is an odd set of things to remember."
"I don't know, historical reasons."
"Yes, graphical editors are prettier, but sometimes you will have to use this."

Parents, don't forget to have the uncomfortable conversation with your children about vim _before_ they leave for college and are exposed to the siren-call of vscode.
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Turns out almost no one uses extra-long LTS kernels, so let's slowly unwind from that interesting experiment:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/kernel/website.git/commit/?id=5cca06606a7dcb2a0a6b6a818072b81b21287b3b
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b4 0.12.0 is available

Everyone using "b4 send" must upgrade to stop hitting Python email module bugs.

https://lore.kernel.org/tools/20230120165712.rznwonw6nbfhc7fo@meerkat.local/
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I've happy to see how well the Steam deck has turned out, and I'm glad to see them get good press for it as well. Long-term maintenance and updates are key and the Valve developers have been doing wonderful with this:

https://www.theverge.com/23513517/steam-deck-long-term-test-valve

Now if only they would switch to use the LTS kernel releases, I'd be totally satisfied.
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When you attempt to rebuild the Fairphone 3 kernel on a modern distro (i.e. Arch) and you get a very odd failure when building the kernel modules, install the `aur/ncurses5-compat-libs` package and then all will work properly.

Took me forever to try to figure out what was wrong with the kernel code itself, should have realized it was the host system issue instead. Hermetic Android builds must have come later in the Android release cycle.
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The new EU regulation requiring longer "full support" (5 years) for mobile devices is going to be fun!

Companies will have to update their kernel to a newer version over the lifespan of the device in order to stay in compliance.

As I heard recently in a meeting with one Android vendor, "Android updates consist of over 2000 programs updated to the latest version, what's so hard about adding 1 more to it?"

So if the requirement from Android to have a 6 year supported kernel version is now gone, maybe we don't have to do it upstream either? That will make so many people very happy.

Also, Apple has been doing this for a long time for their devices, why do people feel it is somehow impossible? :)

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12797-Designing-mobile-phones-and-tablets-to-be-sustainable-ecodesign_en
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The 4.9.y kernel is finally end-of-life, it is gone from the tracking board.
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Me: nobody sends more than 999 patches in a series, so let's "\d{1,3}/\d{1,3}"
@gregkh: [PATCH 6.1 0000/1146]
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