Linux Kernel Development Speeds Up
Aug 19, 2009, 22:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"More developers are contributing more code to the
development of Linux, and are speeding up in the process, according
to a new study from the Linux Foundation.
"The latest "Who Writes Linux" report is now its second year,
tracking the development of Linux from the 2.6.24 kernel to the
recent 2.6.30 kernel release.
"The report found that that there Linux saw a net increase of
2.7 million lines of code between the 2.6.24 and 2.6.30 releases,
compared to the almost 300,000 lines added in the run-up to
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