Installing a compiler by default
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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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