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Raspberry Pi display drivers go fully open-source

Oct 25, 2012, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])

What this means, as a matter of practicality, is that developers will have an easier time translating popular open-source software into versions for the Raspberry Pi. The source code is now available at a new GitHub repository.

"We've been excitedly following the progress of FreeBSD, NetBSD, Plan9, RISC OS, Haiku and others. All these projects could now potentially port these libraries and make use of the full hardware accelerated graphics facilities of the Raspberry Pi," wrote the foundation's lead Linux developer, Alex Bradbury, in an official blog post.

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