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In reply to Comment by Reader Scott Dowdle

Anonymous on 2016-10-06 at 09:09:

Software generally has N-bugs-per-X-lines-of-code, with N and X varying by program type and the care of the development team.

However a program with 20x the lines of code as another program almost always has more bugs. Systemd has about 20x the lines of code as OpenRC.


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