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Linux is getting too big

FudZilla - Linus Torvalds is getting a little worried about the size of the  Linux kernel source code.

In the last three years or so the source code size has grown by 50-percent and the latest version is more than 15 million lines long. Linux started with 10,000 lines of code, and version 1.0.0 grew to 176,250 lines by March 1994. Less than ten years ago Linux 2.4 had about 2.4 million lines of code.