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[Offtopic] Re: 2.2->2.4

On Wed, Aug 04, 1999 at 09:47:22AM -0700, Kenneth Scharf wrote:
> http://boudicca.tux.org/hypermail/linux-kernel/this-week/0392.html
> Linus is serious.  It looks like by the time potato is ready the 2.2
> kernel will be history.  Potato probably will need to be followed up
> with a kernel upgrade package?

On Tue, 3 Aug 1999 13:50:34 -0700 (PDT), Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Feature freeze in about two weeks is the current plan.

On 2 Apr 1998 03:56:08 +0200, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ok, there's a fairly large patch out there, but as of 2.1.92 I think we
> have a real feature-freeze

2.2.0 wasn't released until Jan 25, 1999, and there was a feature-slush
before this.

Lesson: it might not _really_ be frozen.  (Then again, Linus /really/ wanted
to speed up the release cycle after a two and a quater year 2.1 cycle.)

	-=- James Mastros

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