Installing a compiler by default

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Jun 8 23:59:36 BST 2006

Lee Revell wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 15:26 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > 
>> >  * The most common way to obtain a new driver for a Linux system is
>> >    to compile it from C source code
>> _My_ most common way to do anything is to find a binary.
> This cannot work for third party kernel drivers as there is no stable
> driver API.  A binary would have to be packaged by Ubuntu for that
> specific kernel version.

No - _someone_ has to package a binary.  I did that for a while... 
Fortunately, the hardware became obsolete.

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