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Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« on: September 24, 2018, 02:34:04 pm »
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How to get the Linux Kernel more powerful?
Which programming language do you think Linux should be programmed in?
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Re: Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2018, 06:39:49 pm »
What's wrong with pure C? No other language could replace it. You would have to outpace a planet full of engineers all churning out C. Think you can do better? Head on over to osdev and give it a shot. I did

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Re: Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2018, 02:38:41 am »
I just updated to a new flavor of Ubuntu. It finally works properly. Feels like Windows 10. I guess if it ain't broke don't fix it, right?
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Re: Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2018, 05:36:15 pm »
Make Linux great again? Just remove 99% of those brillant ideas getting pumped down the kernel tree, it seems to be coorporate agenda day after day instead of user support... :D

Now, if you really want to program something usable in Linux, I suggest that you do what most serious developers did over the decades: choose a "longterm" tree and keep learning it. ;)

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Re: Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2018, 07:08:00 pm »
Which programming language do you think Linux should be programmed in?

I think he thinks that if the kernel were programed in a more "recent" language, like go, python, rust, etc, it would be more powerfull.

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Re: Hacking the Linux Kernel?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2018, 11:24:03 pm »
Actually, I was just chewing on a popcorn kernel, which gave me the idea to post about this thread. I've only made minor changes to some files in Linux. Like I added a couple lines once to a driver to get it to operate properly. I doubt I can make any significant changes to the kernel lol
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