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How to Get Your Change Into the Linux Kernel

Introduction

This document is for those who wishes to submit a change to the Linux Kernel.This document will have collection of suggestion’s which can increase our chance of change being accepted in community.In Linux Kernel Documentation, itself you can find plenty of document like Documentation/SubmitChecklist for a list of items to check before submitting code and If you are submitting a driver, also read Documentation/SubmittingDrivers. 642 more words

Faults in Linux: Coccinelle: Reading The Reports

As part of my project, I was required to go understand the previous reports. Previous reports that are generated by tool Coccinelle. I need to list 10 bugs and 10 FPs(False positives by Coccinelle) in the reports. 441 more words

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How Linux is Built

While Linux is running our phones, friend requests, tweets, financial trades, ATMs and more, most of us don’t know how it’s actually built. This short video takes you inside the process by which the largest collaborative development project in the history of computing is organized. 44 more words

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Faults in Linux: Using incorrect sizeof expressions

As part of my project, while reading the reports, I came to know about bugs where incorrect sizeof expressions are used, typically leading to allocation of data of the wrong size.   249 more words

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Faults in Linux: Saying yes to floating point values

As part of my project, while reading the reports, I came to know about bugs of type which were about using floating point values in Linux Kernel code.   361 more words

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What is Android?

Introduction

Android is an Open Source Operating System that is based on Linux kernel. It was acquired by Google in 2005. The first Android phone was released by HTC in 2008. 18 more words

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