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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 2.6.24."

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