The systemd Project Forks the Linux Kernel

Posted by seatex on Mar 30, 2015 7:27 AM EDT; By Jesse Smith
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systemd will gain another component, the Linux kernel.

In essence, systemd will gain another component, the Linux kernel, which can be patched as needed to work better with other systemd components. Having both the init software and the kernel managed by one project will also allow bug fixes to be addressed more quickly and avoid conflict between Linux and systemd developers. Ivan says systemd developers plan to merge improvements and changes from Torvalds' kernel into the systemd project and, in an e-mail, confirmed systemd developers will make their own patches public so they can be merged back into Linus' Linux.

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