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3.10 Linux Kernel Development Rate

By 2013-07-018月 22nd, 2017Blog

While working on the latest statistics for the yearly Linux Foundation “Who Writes Linux” paper, I noticed the rate-of-change for the 3.10 kernel release that just happened this weekend:


Every year I think we can’t go faster, and every year I’m wrong.

Note, the “number of employers” row is not correct, I haven’t updated those numbers yet, that takes a lot more work, which I will be doing this week.

Spreadsheet source, and scripts used to generate the numbers, and “cleaned up” kernel logs can be found in my kernel-history repo here.

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