Displaying items by tag: Greg KroahHartman

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 05:42

Linus Torvalds back in charge of kernel project

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has taken over charge of kernel development project after having stepped away for a few weeks to sort out behavioural issues that had surfaced over the years.

Published in Open Source

A Linux developer who works for the biggest open source vendor Red Hat has questioned why security holes in older Linux kernels — those that are listed as having long-term support — are being quietly patched by senior kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman, who is more or less deputy to Linux creator Linus Torvalds, without issuing the standard CVE advisories.

Published in Security
Monday, 06 November 2017 09:19

GPL bodies in bizarre trademark fight

Senior Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has claimed he asked the Linux Foundation to withdraw funding from the Software Freedom Conservancy back in 2016, because he was unhappy with the way in which the SFC went about enforcing compliance with the GPL, the licence under which the Linux kernel is published.

Published in Open Source
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