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Linux Kernel 3.3 reaches 15 million lines of code


Kernel 3.3 reaches 15 million lines of code when 3.0 is promoted to long term kernel. This number includes the blank lines, comments, , documentation, scripts. The kernel hit 10 million line mark in October 2008.

The majority if the code is for the drivers over 50%,  followed by arch, sound, network and library.

Linux 3.0, has been designated as a stable kernel, this will also be promoted to long-term kernel status.

 

I remember using  2.0.17 came with a Slackware distribution.

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