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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] staging: android: binder: Remove some funny && usage
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On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 14:26 -0700, Arve Hjønnevåg wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge<jeremy@goop.org> wrote:
> > On 06/17/09 09:08, Daniel Walker wrote:
> ...
> > Also, what its usermode ABI is, how stable it is, whether its generally
> > useful, does it have glibc/other library support, etc. Would you ever want
> > to use this in a non-Android context?
>
> You could use this in a non-android context, but the abi is not
> stable. There is some documentaion of the current user space api at
> http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/IBinder.html. You
> can also find more information at http://www.open-binder.org/ which is
> where the api came from.


Why does all this need to be done in the kernel? Couldn't any of the
current IPC mechanisms be re-used to accomplish this?

Daniel

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