Posted Jul 28, 2010 2:46 UTC (Wed) by deater
In reply to: real world?
Parent article: Realtime Linux: academia v. reality
Ummm who is being off topic now. Though I'm glad to hear that some of the issues I raised 4 months ago have finally been addressed. As you probably noticed I've moved on to different issues.
I wouldn't mind this article if it phrased things as academia being very different than kernel devel. I do object to the idea of kernel devel being the real-world common case. I'm pretty sure for most people the real world is being stuck in userspace, often without the ability to do things as root.
As a user, building a custom library in my home dir and linking my tools against it is easy; getting the sysadmins to replace the kernel is hard.
I brought up the recent perf-events issue as there's a large overlap between the rt-linux developers and the perf developers, and the whole idea of
what constitutes real-world to perf developers came up recently in this
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