Talk:Bionic (software)

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tag[edit]

I cannot understand why Mar 2011 tag has been added. Anyone trying to work on Android would find this a useful article. --Ancheta Wis (talk) 12:10, 5 April 2011 (UTC)

Motivation for bionic[edit]

Quote the article in its current form: "Android uses a Linux kernel which is under the GNU General Public License (GPL), but Google wished to isolate Android applications from the effects of the GPL". I don't understand this, since the GNU C Library, uClibc etc are under the LGPL license, which allows linking. Hybris (software) shall bring the benefits of Android device drivers to the FOSS community, but what do drivers have to do with the C library? Semsi Paco Virchow (talk) 23:02, 29 July 2013 (UTC)