[linux-audio-dev] Getting out of the software game

Taybin Rutkin taybin at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 14 14:30:33 UTC 2007

By continually breaking the drivers, it forces someone to look over them when updating and maybe fix other problems.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Christian Schoenebeck <cuse at users.sourceforge.net>
>Sent: Mar 14, 2007 10:17 AM
>To: The Linux Audio Developers' Mailing List <linux-audio-dev at music.columbia.edu>
>Subject: Re: [linux-audio-dev] Getting out of the software game
>Am Mittwoch, 14. März 2007 14:16 schrieb Paul Davis:
>> in theory, you certainly can. but the kernel development team, and linus
>> in particular, are not interested in an engineering effort/long term
>> approach that makes this feasible. if you define a stable driver binary
>> interface, you can change the kernel out around it and drivers keep
>> working. linus has made it clear that he sees no reason to do this, and
>> is perhaps even opposed to it for some possibly sound engineering
>> arguments (though that is open to debate).
>And what are these arguments?

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