Faults in linux: ten years later

  title={Faults in linux: ten years later},
  author={Nicolas Palix and Ga{\"e}l Thomas and Suman Saha and Christophe Calv{\`e}s and Julia L. Lawall and Gilles Muller},
In 2001, Chou et al. published a study of faults found by applying a static analyzer to Linux versions 1.0 through 2.4.1. A major result of their work was that the drivers directory contained up to 7 times more of certain kinds of faults than other directories. This result inspired a number of development and research efforts on improving the reliability of driver code. Today Linux is used in a much wider range of environments, provides a much wider range of services, and has adopted a new… CONTINUE READING
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