Re: patent on O_ATOMICLOOKUP [Re: [PATCH] loopable tmpfs (2.4.17)]
Andrew Morton (email@example.com)
Sat, 25 May 2002 18:06:46 -0700
Robert Schwebel wrote:
> On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 12:41:07PM -0400, Karim Yaghmour wrote:
> > Developers will simply not come out in the cold and say we chose OS xyz
> > instead of Linux because of the rtlinux issues. But talk to them in
> > private and then you get an entirely different picture.
> That's also my experience:
> - I have been on all major automation trade shows in Germany for about 5
> - I am the author of one of the two German books about Embedded Linux and
> of lots of articles about Linux for automation
> - I have organized the largest developer conference in Germany about "Linux
> for industrial applications"
> During all that activities I have talked to hundrets of people who are
> either already working with Linux or considering it's use. What Karim says
> here does exactly reflect the mood of the people.
Could you please tell us, just so it is really clear, what these people's
concerns are? What obstacles they see to using Linux in this industry?
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