* Porting drivers
@ 2021-04-16 12:25 Geert Stappers
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From: Geert Stappers @ 2021-04-16 12:25 UTC (permalink / raw)
To: Andrej Shadura; +Cc: rust-for-linux
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On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 01:46:03PM +0200, Andrej Shadura wrote:
> On 14/04/2021 21:42, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 9:34 PM Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >> Honestly, I'd like to see a real example. This is fine for testing,
> >> but I'd like to see something a bit more real, and a bit less special
> >> than the Android "binder" WIP that comes a few patches later.
> >> Would there be some kind of real driver or something that people could
> >> use as a example of a real piece of code that actually does something
> >> meaningful?
> > Yeah, we are planning to write a couple of drivers that talk to actual
> > hardware. Not sure which ones we will do, but we will have them
> > written.
> I’m curious what’s the procedure and approach in general to adding new
> APIs? I was thinking of trying to port my driver but it needs USB HID
> and either LEDs or hwrandom (depending on which part I start porting
> first), so obviously it’s not doable right now, but I’m thinking about
> maybe helping with at least some of those.
My help will be keeping quiet, avoiding making distractions.
I'm still learning to do so. :-/
Updated the Subject and broke the mail thread. :-)
Silence is hard to parse
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