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Conference Papers Year : 2013

Understanding the genetic makeup of Linux device drivers

Abstract

Attempts have been made to understand driver development in terms of code clones. In this paper, we propose an alternate view, based on the metaphor of a gene. Guided by this metaphor, we study the structure of Linux 3.10 ethernet platform driver probe functions.

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hal-00927070 , version 1 (10-01-2014)

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Peter Senna Tschudin, Laurent Réveillère, Lingxiao Jiang, David Lo, Julia Lawall, et al.. Understanding the genetic makeup of Linux device drivers. PLOS'13 - 7th Workshop on Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Nov 2013, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania, United States. ⟨10.1145/2525528.2525536⟩. ⟨hal-00927070⟩
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