Linus has released the 5.7-rc1 kernel prepatch and closed the merge window for this development cycle. "Maybe an hour or two early, because it's Easter Sunday, and I may be socially distancing but we're still doing the usual Finnish Easter dinner with lamb, mämma and pasha... I may not be religious, but tradition is tradition. Thanks to the social distancing, this year we'll have to forgo trying to force-feed our poor American friends mämma, which never really works out anyway. In fact, I think I can hear the sighs of relief from miles away."