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[ANNOUNCE] linux-staging tree created

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| The linux-staging tree was created to hold drivers and filesystems and
| other semi-major additions to the Linux kernel that are not ready to be
| merged at this point in time. It is here for companies and authors to
| get a wider range of testing, and to allow for other members of the
| community to help with the development of these features for the
| eventual inclusion into the main kernel tree.
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http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/6/10/329


Recent:

Linux kernel maintainer calls for embedded specialist

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| The maintainer of Linux 2.6 has called for a full-time,
| architecture-independent "embedded maintainer." Speaking at a CELF's fourth
| annual Embedded Linux Conference, Morton also told embedded developers how to
| select a kernel, get support from the kernel community, and decide whether to
| submit code to mainline.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2083975586.html


Embedded developers keep watch on kernel bloat

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| Embedded Linux is getting a lot of attention these days. A new kernel.org
| mailing list, linux-embedded—archived here—has been set up, with discussions
| and patches already being posted. In addition, Paul Gortmaker and David
| Woodhouse have volunteered to be the "embedded maintainers" for the kernel to
| help coordinate the embedded Linux community. They graciously agreed to a
| joint email interview to shed some light on their new roles.
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/061008-kernel.html


Linux contributor base broadens

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| With more companies funding Linux work, the core hackers now delegate
| 70% of the coding
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/...utor-base.html
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