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Submission + - Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Goes Stable On Linux (

An anonymous reader writes: The open source Nouveau driver that's a reverse-engineered incarnation of NVIDIA's official proprietary driver for Linux, has reached its biggest milestone. The Nouveau driver is now being considered stable within the Linux kernel and leaving the staging area with a pledge of a stable ABI. Phoronix has summarized the state of the Nouveau driver, which works fine if you don't care about performance or are fine with running hardware that's a few generations old.
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Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Goes Stable On Linux

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Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?