[openbeos] Re: device drivers

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 19:12:46 CEST (+0200)

"Jonas Sundstrom" <kirilla@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Axel wrote:
>  ...
> > Currently writing device drivers is BeOS compatible, so I don't 
> > think 
> > there is a need to provide a special forum for it (there are 
> > already 
> > bedevtalk, and a driver programming ML available at BeDrivers.com).
> As long as we don't put it off forever as a "3'rd party opportunity".
> (-> "no apps, no drivers")
> If it's not on the roadmap it may never get done. 

Sure, but don't forget we have more urgent work to do. We are not 
working on general drivers (like audio drivers) for now, we are still 
working on the foundation for these drivers :-)
And since there is BeOS, drivers are currently mostly written for that 
one, not OpenBeOS.


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