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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: Move of input drivers, some word needed from you


On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > kernel: while I know that things like GPM etc use mouse devices directly,
> > I'm personally convinced that in the bigger picture the only thing that
> > really matters is X.
>
> For those of us working on embedded platforms X is not the answer. In fact
> X is a cause of much mirth merriment and laughter when you try and mix even
> the tinyX works memory foot print with such devices.

I agree - but the embedded market is completely different anyway, and
isn't interested in nice generalizations. In embedded products you know
exactly what your hardware is, and you code for it.

Linus

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