Kernel 4.17 released
Monday June 4, 2018. 04:09 AM , from LWN.net
Linus has released the 4.17 kernel, which
will indeed be called '4.17'.
'No, I didn't call it 5.0, even though all the git object count
numerology was in place for that. It will happen in the not _too_
distant future, and I'm told all the release scripts on kernel.org are
ready for it, but I didn't feel there was any real reason for it.'
Headline features in this release include
improved load estimation in the CPU
lazytime support in the XFS filesystem,
full in-kernel TLS protocol support,
histogram triggers for tracing,
mitigations for the latest Spectre variants,
and, of course, the removal of support for eight unloved processor
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