Linus has announced the 3.6-rc2 prepatch.
"Anyway, with all that said, things don't seem too bad. Yes, I
ignored a few pull requests, but I have to say that there weren't all that
many of those, and the rest looked pretty calm. Sure, there's 330+ commits
in there, but considering that it's been two weeks, that's about expected
(or even a bit low) for early -rc's. Yes, 3.5 may have been much less for
-rc2, but that was unusual." Time to download and test...