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Linux 3.3 Boosts Linux Mobility

Mar 20, 2012, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"The Linux 2.6.38 kernel that was released in February of 2010 removed Android code after Linux kernel developers alleged that it wasn't being maintained properly. Friction between Linux and Android developers boiled over in the summer of 2010, as each side blamed the other for not being in the Linux kernel. Since then, tempers have cooled and an understanding has been reached and with Linux 3.3, Android is back.

"Turns out I was wrong, we want these in the tree," Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote in his code commit adding Android drivers back into the Linux mainline.

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