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SubjectRe: userspace breakage
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On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 15:49 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 16:10 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > > Stuff outside the kernel is almost always either (a) experimental stuff
> > > that just isn't ready to be merged or (b) tries to avoid the GPL.
> >
> > (c) So damn specialized that it's not worth even trying to merge.
>
> Or drivers for highly specialised/customised hardware.

that's not really an excuse.. there's drivers in the tree for which only
4 boards ever existed. There still is value in having those in the tree,
if only for the "other side" of the API to be able to see usage
patterns...


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