Hans Anvin

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Hans Anvin

Name: Hans Peter Anvin

Born: January 12, 1972, in Västerås, Sweden

Computer-related contributions

  • Swedish computer programmer known for his contributions to Free and open source software projects.
  • He is the originator of SYSLINUX, klibc, Linux Assigned Names and Numbers Authority (LANANA) and various Linux kernel hacks.
  • Anvin was previously maintainer of the linux.* Usenet newsgroup hierarchy.
  • Anvin is currently co-maintainer of the unified x86/x86-64 Linux kernel tree and chief maintainer of the Netwide Assembler (NASM).