ONLamp: OSCON 3.3: Current State of the Linux Kernel
Aug 05, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Geoff Broadwell)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Greg managed to fit a lot about historical issues surrounding
release engineering and source control for Linux in his 45 minutes,
and still had time to explain the various solutions the kernel team
has tried. I'm going to just give the highlights of the issues
before relating the current ways that the kernel team is trying to
fix these issues.
"Up until 2.5.3, Linus was accepting all changes to the Linux
kernel only as emailed patch files, and eventually the poor scaling
of this came to a head..."