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Non-free drivers

Non-free drivers

Posted Jan 28, 2011 22:24 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
In reply to: Non-free drivers by BrucePerens
Parent article: The real BKL end game

The only reason to do this [keep a stable interface protocol] is to provide an interface for outside-of-tree kernel facilities. Which are their own mistake.

What besides the need for the stable interface protocol makes outside-of-tree kernel facilities a mistake?

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