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4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
26 <mail link="greg_g@gentoo.org">Gregorio Guidi</mail> 26 <mail link="greg_g@gentoo.org">Gregorio Guidi</mail>
27</author> 27</author>
28<author title="Editor"> 28<author title="Editor">
29 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail> 29 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail>
30</author> 30</author>
31<author title="editor">
32 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
33</author>
31 34
32<abstract> 35<abstract>
33This document gives you an overview on all kernel sources that Gentoo 36This document gives you an overview on all kernel sources that Gentoo
34provides through Portage. 37provides through Portage.
35</abstract> 38</abstract>
36 39
37<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 40<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
38<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 41<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
39<license/> 42<license/>
40 43
41<version>1.16</version> 44<version>1.17</version>
42<date>2006-12-03</date> 45<date>2006-12-04</date>
43 46
44<chapter> 47<chapter>
45<title>Introduction</title> 48<title>Introduction</title>
46<section> 49<section>
47<body> 50<body>
55patch sets, which we at Gentoo design, and also explain the other kernel 58patch sets, which we at Gentoo design, and also explain the other kernel
56sources we make available to you. 59sources we make available to you.
57</p> 60</p>
58 61
59<p> 62<p>
60Linux 2.4 is maintained by Marcelo Tosatti. Linus Torvalds, the original 63Linux 2.4 is maintained by Willy Tarreau. Linus Torvalds, the original creator
61creator of Linux, handed maintainership of the Linux 2.4 branch over to 64of Linux, handed maintainership of the Linux 2.4 branch over to Marcelo Tosatti
62Marcelo when Linus went off to start developing the newer 2.6 kernel tree. 65when Linus went off to start developing the newer 2.6 kernel tree. Marcelo did a
63Marcelo has done a fine job of keeping 2.4 stable and secure, and is now 66fine job of keeping 2.4 stable and secure, and has since handed over
64only accepting security and bug fixes into the 2.4 kernel tree. Actual 67maintainership to Willy. Note that only security and bug fixes are accepted into
65development happens in the Linux 2.6 kernel tree. 68the 2.4 kernel tree. Actual development happens in the Linux 2.6 kernel tree.
66</p> 69</p>
67 70
68<p> 71<p>
69Linux 2.6 is maintained by Andrew Morton, who works closely with Linus 72Linux 2.6 is maintained by Andrew Morton, who works closely with Linus
70Torvalds to deliver a fast, powerful, and feature-packed Linux kernel. 73Torvalds to deliver a fast, powerful, and feature-packed Linux kernel.

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