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Date:   Sun, 14 May 2017 10:59:15 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
Subject: Re: Linux 4.12-rc1 (file locations)

On 05/13/17 13:57, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> One thing worth noting - I haven't uploaded diffs or tar-balls for
> this rc. Those should now be automagically generated by for
> the rc's, but that also means that they won't be signed by my key. If
> you really care about signing, get the git repo and check the tag.

There was some delay (don't know how much), but a bigger problem is
the file(s) locations and (new) directory structure for them.

Can the generated files please be put in the same places that (most or
all) previous releases have used?

Oh, and the patch file (on is a text file, not a
zipped file (as in previous releases).


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