Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jul 2005 19:23 UTC, submitted by Just_A_User
FreeBSD On Tuesday, code-analysis software maker Coverity announced that its automated bug finding tool had analyzed the community-built operating system FreeBSD and flagged 306 potential software flaws, or about one issue for every 4,000 lines of code. The low number of flaws found by the system underscores that FreeBSD's manual auditing by project members has reduced the vulnerabilities in the operating system, said Seth Hallem, CEO of Coverity.
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RE: This is pretty funny (bloat)
by on Wed 20th Jul 2005 11:00 UTC in reply to "This is pretty funny"

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Here's the "bloat"

Whole linux kernel - lines of code:
$ find . -type f -name '*.[ch]' -print0 |xargs -r -0 cat |wc -l

drivers: 3127815
archs: 846808
header files for drivers, subsystems,
filesystems, archs, ...: 614056
filesystems: 545200
sound (oss + alsa + drivers): 449875

rest of the kernel (mm, crypto, ipc, security (SELinux, LSM, ...), net, ...): 522931

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