Linux kernel advancesMar 25, 2009, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by M. Tim Jones)
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"At the conclusion of 2008, the 2.6.28 kernel surfaced. Subsequently, the merge window for the next release—2.6.29—opened. As the Linux kernel uses a distributed development process, it's not always clear what's coming (or will be integrated) into a given kernel release, but the last two have been interesting from both a short- and long-term perspective. One interesting milestone for 2.6.28 is that it's the first time Linux has exceeded 10 million lines of source code (see Figure 1, which uses source line count data from Heise Online).
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