Re: [PATCH 00/36] AArch64 Linux kernel port
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Jul 18 2012 - 15:55:47 EST
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Jon Masters <jcm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> So we should think with a
> mindset of 2-3 years from now rather than where we were yesterday.
Why do you think aarch64 would be a better name 2-3 years from now?
And why do you think ARM management magically has good taste? They got
the PAE thing wrong too. They literally copied everything Intel did
*wrong* in this area, and we know it was wrong even with *more* than
2-3 years of hind-sight.
"the one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again"
Seriously. We've gone through exactly this on the x86 side. Your "I'm
sure it will be better in 2-3 years" has nothing to back it up. And
no, stupid marketing decisions by companies do *not* suddenly turn out
to be smart things a few years later.
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