Subject: Re: Miscellaneous OS features
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/2003 11:46:53
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 11:45:13AM +0100, Ben Harris wrote:
> Decent support for parallel-port devices would be really nice to have,
> and it clearly needs to be done in an MI way so that the rest of us
> just have to write host-adaptor drivers and can have the rest Just
> Work.

there are a whole plethora of parallel-port-based interfaces used in the
embedded world (BDM/SPI, JTAG, etc) for which a generic parallel port
interface layer would be a godsend.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "Isn't an OS that openly and proudly admits to come directly from Holy
   UNIX better than a cheap UNIX copycat that needs to be sued in court
   to determine what the hell it really is?"  --  Michael Sokolov