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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] FUSD v1.00: Framework for User-Space Devices
    On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 03:37:53PM -0700, Jeremy Elson wrote:
    > Pavel Machek writes:
    > >Hi!
    > >
    > >> Sorry to follow-up to my own post. A few people pointed out that
    > >> v1.00 had some Makefile problems that prevented it from building.
    > >> I've released v1.02, which should be fixed.
    > >
    > >This should be forwared to linmodem list... Killing all those
    > >binary-only modem drivers from kernel modules would be good
    > >thing... Hmm, and maybe we can just hack telephony API over ltmodem
    > >and be done with that. That would be good.
    > > Pavel
    >
    > Hi,
    >
    > Perhaps I don't understand how linmodems work to understand well
    > enough how FUSD would apply - do you talk to linmodems through the
    > serial driver? If so, sounds like a good application - but we might
    > still have the same problem with binary-only drivers as the
    > user-to-kernel message format used by FUSD may change over time.
    > (Indeed, it's already changing relative to v1.0 in response to
    > some of the mail I've gotten in the past few days.)
    >

    That's not good.

    If there's one part of the kernel API that shouldn't change, this (or
    something like it) should be it...
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