Re: [ANNOUNCE] linux-libc-headers

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Mon Mar 08 2004 - 10:40:04 EST

Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
Paul Jackson <pj@xxxxxxx> writes:

You're talking about the kernel development ...

No. I mean that even the C API that the kernel presents to
user code will sometimes change or have parts disappear.

And it can be caused by changing kernel config?

Care to show an example?

Generally it cannot be caused by changing kernel config (although kernel config can cause syscalls to be valid or not).

However, new kernel versions can add/remove stuff. Usually stuff isn't removed for a while after its deprecated, but there have been instances where stuff has been added/changed/removed during unstable kernel development.


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