Creator of Linux The latest update from Linus Torvalds (opens in a new tab)which details some key information for the first 6.1 release candidate, has some key messages and requests for project developers.

At the outset, he said that “we only have 11.5k non-merged commits during this merge window, compared to 13.5k last time”, which is “not exactly low, but less than the last few releases”.