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Re: Using a hal lib in Linux.

Subject: Re: Using a hal lib in Linux.
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 13:07:29 +0200
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On Tue, 2005-06-21 11:14:28 +0200, moreau francis <> 
> I've got a mips board provided with a library that deals with hardware
> management.
> This library have been compiled with "sde-lite" gcc. I'm thinking of using 
> this
> lib into my linux drivers to speed up developement process. Has anyone made
> kernel
> modifications (specially in Makefiles) in order to link such hal lib into
> kernel
> code ?

Well, usually consensus is to avoid HAL layers or libraries at about any
price because they typically add speed penalties and binary-only code,
which are both unacceptable.


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