The story was that GPIO, SPI etc would be available at launch.
If it doesn't work at launch then something went wrong, the aim will be to provide of course.
I expect they Liz and the elves will all be a little busy right now packing our little stockings.....
I would bet that those interested should research spidev http://www.kernel.org/doc/Docu.....spi/spidev
What's your SPI development board all about, do you have links?