Giving Away Software For Free Costs More Than You Would Think (Part 3)
Oct 06, 2007, 20:00 (4 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Downloading the source code took nearly 2 days, due to the
nature of apt-get, you must first build dependencies, then download
the actual source code. There were some annoying programs that once
downloaded, require user input (such as LILO) and that paused the
downloading process until I provided some human input.
"It took over 8 hours for SLOCCount to process all 51,447 files
downloaded, with a 3.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor..."