LKML News v6.0-rc5

[LPC 2022] Kernel Memory Management Microconference - next Monday! (Vlastimil Babka)

Vlastimil and Matthew are reminding about the kernel memory management microconference, which will be held as a part of the LPC this year, in Dublin.

[PATCH v6 00/44] Add KernelMemorySanitizer infrastructure (Alexander Potapenko)

Sixth iteration of the KMSAN infra patchset has posted.

[PATCH v3 0/2] Introduce CABA helper process tree (Pavel Tikhomirov)

Current linux process tree looses the information in which subtree the child was originally born, after the children is died and therefore reparented. This patchset introduces a new data structure called CABA tree to use as the process tree for keeing the information, as it could be helpful for CRIU to restore the process tree.

[PATCH 0/6] Remove CONFIG_EMBEDDED (Lukas Bulwahn)

This patchset describes the history of CONFIG_EMBEDDED and why it would be better to be removed, and removes it.

Linux 6.0-rc5 (Linus Torvalds)

After yet another one week, another rc released. Nothing scared, just normal.

Below is the diffstat of the releases in the last two years.

Kernel release stat

Note that the y-axis is in logarithm. I draw it using and using below command:

$ --since 2020-09-11 | ~/lazybox/gnuplot/ \
    --data_fmt table --type labeled-lines --xtics_rotate -90 \
    --font "Times New Roman, 5pt" --ylog --pointsize 0.3

And, below is the diffstat of the -rc5 releases in the last two years.

rc5 release stat

SeongJae Park
Kernel Development Engineer

SeongJae Park is a programmer who loves to analyze and develop systems.