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ZDNet Australia: Torvalds Surprised by Resilience of 2.6 Kernel

Jan 17, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linus Torvalds explains why the unexpected resilience of kernel version 2.6 has delayed the move to kernel version 2.7. In this two minute video he said that when work started on 2.6, he was worried that major changes would destabilise the kernel.

"On the second day of Linux.conf.au in Sydney, Linus Torvalds revealed that he was surprised by the resilience of the 2.6 Linux kernel to 'invasive' changes..."

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