Linux Kernel Governance with Greg Kroah-Hartman
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The code in the Linux kernel changes all the time–11k lines are added, 5.8k lines are removed, and 2k lines are modified DAILY. Linux is an open source operating system that has been worked on for 25 years, and one reason the project is able to move so fast is its governance and release structure.
Greg Kroah-Hartman is a fellow at the Linux Foundation, where he takes part in many of the developments in the kernel. This episode was a dive into how open source software gets built at scale and what is in store for the future. The Kubernetes project has drawn comparable attention to the size of Linux, and the Kubernetes project is learning how to manage open source from the Linux community.
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