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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Merkey's Kernel Debugger
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> On Tue, 5 Aug 2008, jmerkey@wolfmountaingroup.com wrote:
>
>> Read it already. Quite a few large companies are using it at present
>> and
>> have been since 2000, BTW.
>
> The criterion for kernel inclusion isn't really whether it works, however.
> It's whether other people would be able to understand it well enough to
> support it if you disappear (or if somebody else has changes that require
> changes to it). If it works well but isn't nice code, nobody really
> benefits from having it in the kernel distribution rather than external
> (like it's been for the past 8 years). If it is nice code (somewhat
> regardless of whether it happens to work right now), people can work on it
> and keep it in sync with the kernel as they change things.
>
> -Daniel
> *This .sig left intentionally blank*
>

It both works and is nice code. But I may not be impartial.

Jeff



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