Release plans?

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at
Sat Mar 10 22:17:55 UTC 2012

On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 07:38:27PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On 02/09/2012 05:29 PM, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> > The current release was made in March of 2011, we have 228 commits on top
> > of 4.6 so far, including some important internal and user-visible changes,
> > so a new version in March would be quite natural.

I've updated syscall and ioctl entries to match upcoming v3.3.

> > But I'd like to hear from Denys about PTRACE_SEIZE perspective first.
> > We surely won't release PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL code enabled by default because
> > the kernel API might change.
> I'm going to ask kernel people to drop PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL.

The patch was submitted in February, but current v3.3-rc6-240-gc7b2855
still insists on PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL.  Is there a prospect to release
without PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL any time soon, or should we rather leave this
experimental code disabled in the next release?

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