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SubjectRe: what's next for the linux kernel?
--Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote (on Monday, October 03, 2005 00:05:45 +0100):

> On Sun, Oct 02, 2005 at 05:05:42PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
>> On Sun, 2 Oct 2005, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>>
>> > and, what is the linux kernel?
>> >
>> > it's a daft, monolithic design that is suitable and faster on
>> > single-processor systems, and that design is going to look _really_
>> > outdated, really soon.
>>
>> Linux already has a number of scalable SMP synchronisation
>> mechanisms.
>
> ... and you are tied in to the decisions made by the linux kernel
> developers.

Yes. As are the rest of us. So if you want to implement something
different, that's your perogative. So feel free to go do it
somewhere else, and quit whining on this list.

We are not your implementation bitches. If you think it's such a great
idea, do it yourself.

M.


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