Developer Linux News for Jun 14, 2005
KernelTrap: Clarifying the Developer's Certificate of Origin (Jun 14, 2005, 19:45)
"Following SCO's allegations regarding the origination of some
source code files comprising the Linux Kernel, in May of 2004 Linux
creator Linus Torvalds implemented a simple method for tracking how
patches reach the source tree..."
CNET News: Open-Source LAMP a Beacon to Developers (Jun 14, 2005, 18:15)
"For years, the business-software development world has been
split largely between Microsoft's .Net toolset and Java. Get ready
for a third option..."
internetnews.com: From BitKeeper to Latest Linux Kernel (Jun 14, 2005, 13:45)
"After six release candidates and a public spat in the open
source community over the use of a 'non-free' development tool, the
2.6.12 Linux kernel has been released..."
KernelTrap: Using Multiple Swap Partitions In 2.4 (Jun 14, 2005, 10:00)
"One day I was searching the web and found either a SuSE or Red
Hat site that was saying that you could set up your swap in a RAID
KernelTrap: Benchmark Comparisons Between Adeos and PREEMPT_RT (Jun 14, 2005, 07:00)
"Kristian Benoit posted some benchmark comparisons beetween
Adeos, the Adaptive Domain Environment for Operating Systems, and
Ingo Molnar's voluntary kernel preemption patch..."
NewsForge: Decline and Fall of the Version Number (Jun 14, 2005, 01:45)
"As a software version-numbering aficionado, I have recently
concluded that the FOSS world has gone mad and is hurling
itself--users and developers alike--into a black hole of confusion
and long-winded explanations..."
LinuxPlanet: Is the Importance of Commercial Linux Distributions Waning? (Jun 14, 2005, 01:00)
"The conventional wisdom asserts (and I have argued as well)
that only a commercial Linux distribution can provide the 'whole
product' to customers, and make the shift to widespread mainstream
adoption. But now I'm not so sure..."