Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th May 2006 17:26 UTC, submitted by JMcCarthy
Linux Andrew Morton, the lead maintainer of the Linux production kernel, is worried that an increasing number of defects are appearing in the 2.6 kernel and is considering drastic action to resolve it. "I believe the 2.6 kernel is slowly getting buggier. It seems we're adding bugs at a higher rate than we're fixing them," Morton said, in a talk at the LinuxTag conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Friday.
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RE[3]: Million times
by stephanem on Sun 7th May 2006 04:10 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Million times"
stephanem
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2006-01-11

Also, lets just say tomorrow Linus comes out and announces a brand new stable API - the problem won't go away as each distribution is compiled with a different compiler, incompatbility between compilers also exists as well.


Bingo, you just have to round up the GCC guys and threaten them with a trip to Gitmo if they don't wisen up and stop fscking around with REGPARM/NoREGPARM, 4KSTACKS/8KSTACKS and other basic binary incompatibilities.

I'm sure that MIT has a good course on Compilers and FSF offices are a stones throw away.

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RE[4]: Million times
by gilboa on Sun 7th May 2006 11:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Million times"
gilboa Member since:
2005-07-06

What does 4KSTACKS has to do with GCC?

G.

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