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Re: Xorg, libpciaccess and /dev/mem


From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Xorg, libpciaccess and /dev/mem
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 08:06:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.19 (2009-01-05)

Hi,

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 02:33:46PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> address@hidden, le Mon 15 Mar 2010 03:16:23 +0100, a écrit :

> > BTW, do you think it would be a good idea to rewrite programs opening
> > the iopl/mem device directly, to use /dev/mem instead?...
> 
> If a program opens iopl/mem device directly, it is Hurd-aware. Since
> /dev/mem is not the long-term plan and should be replaced by a more
> hurdish mechanism, I'd just let them as they are, and only change them
> once there is the hurdish mechanism.

Yeah, good point.

-antrik-




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