Re: 2.4.15-greased-turkey ???

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Nov 23 2001 - 12:55:43 EST

On Fri, 23 Nov 2001, Tim Tassonis wrote:
> linux/include/linux/version.h in 2.4.15:
> #define UTS_RELEASE "2.4.15-greased-turkey"
> #define LINUX_VERSION_CODE 132111
> #define KERNEL_VERSION(a,b,c) (((a) << 16) + ((b) << 8) + (c))
> What's this all about??

It'sa worthy follow-up to the 2.2.x "greased weasel" releases, but as
yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the US, and a lot of turkeys offered
their lives in celebration of the new 2.5.0 tree, the 2.4.x series got
christened a "greased turkey" instead of a weasel.

It may not have quite the same connotations of slippery speed as the
weasel, but then some people said the same thing about the penguin too.


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