Re: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Fri Oct 17 2008 - 11:31:10 EST

Adrian Bunk wrote:
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 12:55:44AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 09:47:51AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
Packages are built in a chroot with the correct release installed.
Then why would this break if they are being built against the correct,
older, kernel?

How could you build userspace "against a kernel"?

I imagine many embedded products regularly build (or even cross-build) a kernel and a matching userspace against that kernel, independent of the running kernel on the build machine. I know that we do it every day...

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