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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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