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Linux 4.12 Released

Things were quite calm this week, so I really didn’t have any realreason to delay the 4.12 release.As mentioned over the various rc announcements, 4.12 is one of thebigger releases historically, and I think only 4.9 ends up having hadmore commits. And 4.9 was big at least partly because Greg announcedit was an LTS kernel. But 4.12 is just plain big.There’s also nothing particularly odd going on in the tree – it’s alljust normal development, just more of it that usual. The shortlogbelow is obviously just the minor changes since rc7 – the whole 4.12shortlog is much too large to post.In the diff department, 4.12 is also very big, although the reasonthere isn’t just that there’s a lot of development, we have the addedbulk of a lot of new header files for the AMD Vega support. That’salmost exactly half the bulk of the patch, in fact, and partly as aresult


 

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