eldavojohn writes: Linus has announced the release of 3.6.35 for people to download and test after he found not a lot of changes between this week and last. The big features to look out for include: "Transparent spreading of incoming network traffic load across CPUs, Btrfs improvements, KDB kernel debugger frontend, Memory compaction and Support for multiple multicast route tables" as well as various performance and graphics improvements. Linus also praised the community saying that 'regression changes only' after rc1 improved this time around and gave numbers to back it up saying "in the 2.6.34 release, there were 3800 commits after -rc1, but in the current 35 release cycle we had less than 2000." Good to see the process is becoming more refined and controlled after the first release candidate — hopefully there's no impending burnout.
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