January 27, 2003

Larry McVoy on BitKeeper, Linus, and Perens

Joe Barr writes " The story of how BitKeeper has come to be Linus Torvalds' (and many other kernel hackers) tool of choice in maintaining the Linux development tree is worthy of a book. Here's the Cliff Note's version of McVoy's contribution to Linux kernel development, BitKeeper, and countless hours of flaming on the role of open source and proprietary software."

Link: Linux World


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