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    >>>>> "David" == David Chow <davidchow@shaolinmicro.com> writes:

    David> Dear maintainers, Is there any work in Linux undergoing to
    David> separate Linux drivers and the the main kernel, and manage
    David> drivers using a package management system that only manages
    David> kernel drivers and modules? If this can be done, the kernel
    David> maintenance can be simple, and will end-up with a more stable
    David> (less frequent changed) kernel API for drivers, also make every
    David> developers of drivers happy.

    David> Would like to see that happens .

    Simple answer: no

    Maybe someone is working on it, but it's highly unlikely to be
    anything but a waste of that person's time.

    This is a classic question, by seperating out the drivers you make it
    so much harder for all developers to propagate changes into all pieces
    of the tree.

    Cheers,
    Jes
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