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SubjectRe: module programming smp-safety howto?
Emmanuel Michon wrote:
> Anton Altaparmakov <> writes:
> > Also, are we going to see the driver published under GPL (I sure hope
> > so!) or is it going to be binary only as per usual Sigma Designs policy?
> The core library (supporting the PCI chip and all devices attached
> thru its i2c) is binary only.

If it's anything like the code that Sigma has for its 8400/8401, I
would keep it private out of sheer embarrassment, myself.

It sounds like you're doing from-the-ground-up new development, instead
of trying to port the user-space library for the 8400, which is a
good thing, as the 8400 code we licensed under NDA at my last position
was a steaming pile of dung. It also sounds like you're making a real
driver, instead of a shim driver that mmaps all the hardware for a
user-space library - another good design decision.

Peter Desnoyers
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