Linus Torvalds On The Future Of Linux Kernel Developers And Development

Today Android uses a barely custom-made Linux where changes are applied in system drivers so that little or no change to the core kernel code is required. Android builders also submit patches to the official Linux that finally can boot the Android operating system. Developers who feel treated unfairly can report this to the Linux Foundation’s Technical Advisory Board. In July 2013 the maintainer of the USB 3.0 driver Sarah Sharp requested Torvalds to handle the abusive commentary in the kernel development neighborhood. At the linux.conf.au convention in 2018, developers expressed the view that the tradition of the community has gotten significantly better up to now few years. Daniel Vetter, the maintainer of the Intel drm/i915 graphics kernel driver, commented that the “quite violent language and dialogue” in the kernel community has decreased or disappeared. The Linux kernel project integrates new code on a rolling foundation.

In 2017, developers accomplished …