Linus Torvalds looked different after the CoC, but now he's back ...

Linus Torvalds in a Con

We were all surprised after the announcement of Linus Torvalds saying he was withdrawing from Linux kernel development temporarily for help. All of this led the core developer community to adopt a new code of conduct, or CoC, with a set of rules on how to act on the LKML. Linus recognized that he needed help and that is why he left the development command for a while so that they could help him see what he can offend with his language ...

But some things get Linus pretty crazy, like bad code or some incompetencies. And it seems that despite the CoC, Linus Torvalds has returned to his somewhat risque vocabulary Recently. Linus thinks he's more aware of what he's saying and doing right now, and he tries hard to be less impulsive, but sometimes he gets so unhinged by some decisions or actions by other developers that they make him jump.

He's still Linus after retirement, I mean we can't expect a person to change overnight or because of all the help in the world. For this reason, despite being much more moderate, he still misses some people like the one now against Dave Chinner, one of the programmers who maintains the XFS file system. This Australian programmer is responsible for this FS created by Silicon Graphics (SGI).

«Shit dave'Was Torvalds' comment from the LKML to Dave. The problem is that Dave thinks more page cache would be needed to support new disk-based storage with the advent of PCIe 4.0, and that will have a negative impact on performance. As SSDs speed up, the gap between direct I / O speed and caching becomes more apparent, and with the leap to next-gen PCI Express it will become much more noticeable. But to Torvals it seems like an absurd argument ...

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  1.   Michael Mayol said

    BULLSHIT, bull shit, literally although not very polite, it is not an inappropriate adjective either.
    Its meaning is polysemic, and in this context it means that its arguments are FALSE, and nothing more. That is why he also calls them GARBAGE. "FALLACIOUS argument" would be the polite expression, but I have never read or heard it in colloquial English, neither in a university book, nor in any film, it must be very out of use.