Linux distros ban ‘tainted’ AI-generated code — NetBSD and Gentoo lead the charge on forbidding AI-written code

Coming out of the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community this week, we have a Gentoo Wiki post and an update to NetBSD’s commit guidelines that forbid or heavily restrict the usage of AI-generated code within these open-source Linux distributions. Considering how controversial AI is and how often it can turn around solutions that don’t quite work correctly (especially for programming tasks), there are plenty of practical reasons for applying these new policies.

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