The kernel development cycle has evolved so beautifully overtime that it has set an example in the open source world. Having contributed to the kernel I actually enjoyed learning about the whole development cycle. Terms like mainline kernel, rc, stable release, long-term support confused me a lot initially but with time I understood at least the basic work-flow.

Keeping in the mind the volume of code that sits inside the kernel, it is very difficult for a single person to inspect each and every part of the project perfectly. Hats off to Linus and people like Greg. To make the…

Bhumika Goyal

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