HALs considered harmful
Posted Mar 24, 2005 10:02 UTC (Thu) by steven97
In reply to: HALs considered harmful
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You could put all HAL drivers in a separate drivers directory
and call those drivers "unsupported" (and taint the kernel like
what happens with binary-only drivers, etc.). And since the driver
is GPL'ed, someone motivated can always hack up a non-HAL driver
based on the vendor driver. Then, let darwinism do its thing.
IMHO, outright rejecting HAL drivers is just silly, another
example of zealotry that does not help Linux in the long run.
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