On 01/09/06, Jeff Rollin wrote:
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>
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> On 01/09/06, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> >
> > so, should I then switch to Linux because they do welcome
> > 'vendor written drivers'?

>
>
> If by 'vendor-written drivers' you mean binary-only drivers, then no, the
> linux kernel developers emphatically do not accept them. They would much
> prefer that all vendors release open source drivers, since (amongst other
> things) if they do, that means they (the LKD's) will be responsible for
> making sure that when the device driver ABI changes, all open-source drivers
> are rewritten and recompiled to work with that version of the kernel.
>


Of course, that should be "API"

Jeff.
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