February 14, 2002
Torvalds automates Linux tweaks
Author: JT Smith
This may be old news to many readers, but the ZDNet/C|Net coalition has a story about Linus Torvalds using software to "automatically apply patches and updates to the open-source OS after receiving complaints that the process was too slow. Addressing concern that tweaks to the operating system aren't being pushed through fast enough, Torvalds has taken steps to formalise control over the project's underlying source code."