The future of NetBSD
pedro at ambientworks.net
Thu Aug 31 22:36:06 UTC 2006
On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 06:50:00PM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Even at the kernel level? Look at device drivers and vendors as one
> example ... companies like adaptec have to write *one* device driver, for,
> what, 50+ distributions of linux ... for us, they need to write one for
> FreeBSD, one for NetBSD, one for OpenBSD, and *now* one for DragonflyBSD
> ... if we had *at least* a common API for that sort of stuff, it might be
> asier to get support at the vendor level, no?
Vendors should release documentation, not write drivers.
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