One man's idiom is another man's idiocy.
— Andrew Morton
Perhaps it's a typo, and was meant to be AArgh64
— Jan Ceuleers
Dunno, the moment Apple comes out with their 64-bit iPhone6 (or
whichever version they'll go 64-bit) *everyone* will scramble to go
64-bit, for marketing reasons. Code and SoC details will be ported
to 64-bit in the usual fashion: in the crudest, fastest possible
There's also a technological threshold: once RAM in a typical
smartphone goes above 2GB the pain of a 32-bit kernel becomes
significant. We are only about a year away from that point.
So are you *really* convinced that the colorful ARM SoC world is
not going to go 64-bit and will all unify behind a platform, and
that we can actually force this process by not accepting
non-generic patches? Is such a platform design being enforced by
ARM, like Intel does it on the x86 side?
— Ingo Molnar
A number of the developers all went to a climbing gym one evening, and I found myself climbing with another kernel developer who worked for a different company, someone whose code I had rejected in the past for various reasons, and then eventually accepted after a number of different iterations. So I've always thought after that incident, "always try to be nice in email, you never know when the person on the other side of the email might be holding onto a rope ensuring your safety."
— Greg Kroah-Hartman
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