[$] 6.0 Merge window, part 1

Post Syndicated from corbet original https://lwn.net/Articles/903487/

The merge window for the kernel that will probably be called “6.0” has
gotten off to a strong start, with 6,820 non-merge changesets pulled into
the mainline repository in the first few days. The work pulled so far
makes changes all over the kernel tree; read on for a summary of what has
happened in the first half of this merge window.