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10 Highlights of Jon Corbet’s Linux Kernel Report

In his keynote talk at Collaboration Summit, kernel contributor and LWN Editor Jon Corbet elaborated on the results of the Who Writes Linux report, released today, and gave more insights on where kernel development is headed over the next year, its challenges, and successes. Here are 10 highlights: 

1. 3.15 was the biggest kernel release ever with 13,722 patches merged. “I imagine we will surpass that again,” Corbet said. “The amount of changes to the kernel is just going up over time.”