Re: From 2.4 to 2.6 to 2.7?

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 14:26:19 EST

On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 15:27:56 +0000 (UTC)
Parag Warudkar <parag.warudkar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Andi Kleen <andi <at>> writes:
> > Or you could just do it like emacs or Solaris and simply use a single number.
> No - because then those handful of Solaris supporters will get one more 'proof'
> in support of their claims of Linux copying Solaris - first SystemTap copying
> DTrace and now version numbers. See how we stand a risk of ending up convinced
> we do not innovate?

"Support" - dtrace is based on the IBM work it seems, and the IBM work
predates Solaris dtrace by a long time, so actually you could argue
Solaris copied Linux but shipped first ;)

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