[linux-elitists] The stolen code revealed!

Joe Barr joe@pjprimer.com
Tue Aug 19 10:05:54 PDT 2003

On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 09:26, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> Should you be curious, you can find pointers to Darl McBride's "stolen
> code" slides here:
> 	http://lwn.net/Articles/44981/
> The code in question, it seems, is arch/ia64/sn/io/ate_utils.c.  The file
> carries an SGI copyright.
> It would be interesting, now, to figure out where that code really came
> from.  Time to do some digging...
> Of course, finding the rest of the "millions of lines" (latest estimate
> from Mr. Sontag) could take some work still...
Linus had a rather terse comment on McBride's claims this morning.

When asked for a comment this morning, Linus Torvalds had this to say
about McBride's claim of a million lines of SCO code in Linux: "He's


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