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SubjectRe: Christmas list for the kernel
On 11/22/05, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> Jon Smirl <jonsmirl@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 11/22/05, Alistair John Strachan <s0348365@sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 22 November 2005 18:31, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > > > There have been recent comments about the pace of kernel development
> > > > slowing.
> > >
> > > I doubt the diffstat from the last 6 kernel releases will tell this story.
> >
> > Andrew Morton said it: "He suggested this may indicate that the kernel
> > is nearing completion. "Famous last words, but the actual patch volume
> > _has_ to drop off one day," said Morton. "We have to finish this thing
> > one day."
> >
> > http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39221942,00.htm
> >
>
> I was wrong, as usual. The trend at http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/x.jpg is,
> I think, being maintained.

I wonder what that would look like if you pull Adrian Bunk's changes
out. He is generating thousands of lines of patches (they're good
patches but they don't add features).

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Jon Smirl
jonsmirl@gmail.com
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