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Aug 05, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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