"Day two of LinuxWorld Expo is really the first true day of the
show, since day one is reserved for tutorial sessions. I started
the day by attending Timothy Witham's (CTO of OSDL) talk on the
state of the Linux Kernel. A lot of the material probably could
have been garnered by keeping up with the kernel release notes over
the last year or so, but it was nice to see it summarized in one
place. He also covered how the change from BitKeeper to Linus's
home-grown source control system has impacted the development
process and the way merges are done. In addition, he made a point
to talk about the emphasis that is now being placed on automated
regression testing of the kernel to look for incompatible changes
to the binary APIs..."
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