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On multi-platform drivers

On multi-platform drivers

Posted Nov 10, 2011 2:05 UTC (Thu) by vomlehn (subscriber, #45588)
Parent article: On multi-platform drivers

In addition to all of the reasons mentioned, consider issues like endianess and register size. Most drivers are target towards x86-based systems, but the company that developed it may not care about other platforms. Rigid control of development locks developers out the being able to port them to non-x86-based platforms.


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