Displaying items by tag: Linus Torvalds

Happy birthday, Git. The open source distributed version control system was first released on April 7th 2005, and thus today marks its 15th anniversary - 15 years aiding software developers to collaborate on projects large and small no matter where on the globe they may be.

Published in The Linux Distillery

The head of security firm Open Source Security, Brad Spengler, says he had little option but to file a lawsuit against open source advocate Bruce Perens, who alleged back in 2017 that security patches issued for the Linux kernel by OSS violated the licence under which the kernel is distributed.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:49

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Published in Open Source

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