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Re: nvidia



On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> Les Mikesell wrote:
>
> > The difference is that closed source OS's rarely change their
> > driver interfaces, so it would be extremely unusual for something
> > that already works and I have put into production to suddenly fail
> > due to an update.
>
> I find this an astonishing assertion. Surely the Linux kernel
> interface changes reasonably often?

um ... no.  the kernel *internal* interfaces may change, but the
interface that is presented to the outside world is very stable.

http://lxr.linux.no/source/Documentation/stable_api_nonsense.txt

rday

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