Re: [GIT PATCH] UIO patches for 2.6.21

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 19:23:03 EST

> I'm a bit uncertain about the whole UIO idea, really. I have this vague
> feeling that we'd prefer to encourage people to move device drivers into
> GPL'ed kernel rather than encouraging them to do closed-source userspace
> implementations which will probably end up being slower, less reliable and
> unavailable on various architectures, distros, etc.

UIO is suprisingly close to chunks of the drm driver so the basic design
seems to have some sanity to it.

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