This is not a flame...
Posted Sep 7, 2006 13:19 UTC (Thu) by hummassa
In reply to: Support for drivers in user space
Parent article: Support for drivers in user space
Google for abstraction, filtration and comparison.
After doing so, my opinion: no, a device driver is not necessarily a
derivative work of the kernel. But, as the sibling post states, the kernel
module that handles the interrupts (and possibly suspending/resuming)
probably _is_ a derivative work of the kernel.
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