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NewsForge: Torvalds Comments on Kernel “Overhaul”

“News reports out of LinuxTag late last week have Andrew Morton,
the second highest ranking Linux kernel developer, calling for a
bug-fixing cycle to cut down on the growing number of bugs found in
the latest kernel release. NewsForge contacted the number one man
on the Linux project, Linus Torvalds, who acknowledged it might be
the right time for a ‘bug cycle.’

“The story was first reported in a ZDNet UK story last Friday,
then inflated by its Slashdot coverage. Morton was quoted as saying
in his keynote at LinuxTag that ‘I believe the 2.6 kernel is slowly
getting buggier…'”

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Related Story:
ZDNet
UK: Linux Kernel ‘Getting Buggier’
(May 08, 2006)