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Why a Linux Driver Reverse-Engineering Program May Make Sense

Posted 07-15-2010 at 11:47 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

There have been many attempts to reverse-engineer Windows drivers to make Windows devices work with Linux, but they take a ton of time and effort.

Here's the killer Linux app that could make Linux on par with Windows: a program that automatically reverse-compiles Windows .sys files, clones the code using the Linux Kernel API using C instead of C++, compiles the Linux API-based C code into a Linux kernel module (.ko file) and then contributes the cloned driver's source code back to...
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