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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/13] Samples: Rust examples

On 14/04/2021 21:42, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 9:34 PM Linus Torvalds
> <> wrote:
>> Honestly, I'd like to see a real example. This is fine for testing,
>> but I'd like to see something a bit more real, and a bit less special
>> than the Android "binder" WIP that comes a few patches later.
>> Would there be some kind of real driver or something that people could
>> use as a example of a real piece of code that actually does something
>> meaningful?
> Yeah, we are planning to write a couple of drivers that talk to actual
> hardware. Not sure which ones we will do, but we will have them
> written.

I’m curious what’s the procedure and approach in general to adding new
APIs? I was thinking of trying to port my driver but it needs USB HID
and either LEDs or hwrandom (depending on which part I start porting
first), so obviously it’s not doable right now, but I’m thinking about
maybe helping with at least some of those.


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