LKML News v6.6-rc3

[Invitation] Linux MM Alignment Session on APIs for Sparse Mappings on Wednesday (David Rientjes)

David is organizing yet another Linux MM alignment session for proper API for sparse mappings.

[PATCH v2] vmscan: add trace events for lru_gen (Jaewon Kim)

This patch adds two new tracevents called trace_mm_vmscan_lru_gen_scan and trace_mm_vmscan_lru_gen_evict that similar to trace_mm_vmscan_lru_isolate and trace_mm_vmscan_lru_shrink_[in]active.

[PATCH v3 00/15] futex: More futex2 bits (Peter Zijlstra)

Peter sent third version of the patchset that introduces a new interface for same futex core, futex2.

Linux 6.6-rc3 (Linus Torvalds)

The third release candidate for Linux v6.6 has released with changes that a bit larger than that of the rc2. It contains a large chunk of filesystem changes, but that’s not scary. All the changes are usual.

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 2021-09-25 | ~/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 -rc3 releases in the last two years.

rc3 release stat

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