Developer Linux News for Jul 18, 2007
Who Really Owns Your Open Source Code? (Jul 18, 2007, 23:15)
Builder AU: "In the wake of Apple's purchase of
CUPS, there is a simple lesson to take away--if you are a developer
committed to open source and you wish for your contributions to
always remain open, do not reassign copyright to an external
Linux: Looking Toward 2.4.35 (Jul 18, 2007, 19:30)
KernelTrap: "The 2.4 stable kernel tree has
been maintained by Willy Tarreau for a year, since July of 2006.
When recently asked if the tree had been abandoned, Willy replied,
'no it's not abandoned at all...!"
Linux: Discussing Hibernation Requirements (Jul 18, 2007, 10:30)
KernelTrap: "'Since many alternative approaches
to hibernation are now being considered and discussed,' Rafael
Wysocki began on the lkml, 'I thought it might be a good idea to
list some things that in my not so humble opinion should be taken
care of by any hibernation framework...'"
Linux: Moving and Changing Code (Jul 18, 2007, 08:15)
KernelTrap: "In response to a recent merge
request, Linus Torvalds explained a best practice when moving and
changing code, 'when doing renames it is generally *much* nicer to
do a 100% rename...'"
Installing The PHP-MemCache Module On CentOS 5.0 (Jul 18, 2007, 05:15)
HowtoForge: "'MemCached' is a high-performance,
distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but
intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by
alleviating database load..."
Thank You, GDB! (Jul 18, 2007, 03:00)
ONLamp: "I program in C very reluctantly. I
don't hate the language, but it occupies a curious niche between
The Linus Files, Part Two: Torvalds Says GPLv3 Backers Full Of "Hot Air" (Jul 18, 2007, 01:30)
InformationWeek: A few readers complained I had
not provided a complete picture of Torvald's feelings. They were
right. He also thinks FSF leaders are 'controlling,'
'condescending,' and full of 'hot air...'"