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SubjectRe: Can we move device drivers into user-space?
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:49:30PM +0100, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 02:20:34PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:14:59PM +0100, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
> > > The main issue that set me off has been sufficiently diluted in the
> > > (selective) discussion so as to no longer make sense as a reply: At
> > > some point, in-tree or out-of-tree will no longer be distinguishable,
> > > and the question is if/when/why something would/should happen as a
> > > consequence. A matter of politics, if you will. It seemed like an
> > > honest question starting this thread, and I think it is fair to keep
> > > it in mind as such.
> >
> > If something happens to require such a change in the future, we will
> > deal with it, at that time. Remember the rule, "Linux is evolution, not
> > intelligent design."
>
> Who "we" is is exactly the point.

The kernel development community will handle it.

> For the not-so-important record, evolution does actually create
> intelligent designs.

For some things yes, for others (like your tailbone), perhaps not :)

greg k-h


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