Linux kernel to reach 4.0 in three to four years

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 30, 2012 5:04 PM EDT
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According to a blog posting by Sean Michael Kerner, Linus Torvalds has declared his intention to jump the version number of the Linux kernel up to 4.0 when the second version number of the current branch gets close to reaching "the 30s". At the current kernel development speed, Linux 3.29 would be released in the autumn of 2016.

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