What are the various kernel trees for ?

Trees are collections of patches which are generally focussed on addressing a particular need or interest. They help the linux development process in by providing 'places' for work to be developed, and eventually promoted from tree to tree, progressing towards eventual inclusion in mainline.

2.6.X and 2.6.X-rcY

-stable ie 2.6.x.y





2.5 kernel (historical)



2.4 kernel (historical)





You can also browse the available git trees here:

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