Re: binary drivers and development

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 19:40:02 EST

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, John Richard Moser wrote:

> A Linux specific binary driver format might be more useful,

No, it wouldn't. I can use a source code driver on x86,
x86-64 and PPC64 systems, but a binary driver is only
usable on the architecture it was compiled for.

Source code is way more portable than binary anything.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
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