Linux 3.0

by qbguy (no login)

 

Linus is changing the version numbering system on linux.

Old way: 2.6.36, 2.6.37, 2.6.38, etc.

New way: 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, etc.

The third digit now signifies a patch number:
Old way: 2.6.37 => 2.6.37.1
New Way: 3.1 => 3.1.1 (pour les groupes de travail)

Posted on May 31, 2011, 6:57 PM

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