Ch 5: Why both kernel headers?

Laurens Blankers laurens.blankers at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 10:56:08 PDT 2004


>  For example, if you build
> against the 2.6.8.1 headers package after 2.6.9 is released, glibc won't
> get access to new ABI def's that were not present in 2.6.8.1.

I thought programs communicated with the kernel through interrupts
only. So what does the kernel have to do with ABI defs?

Laurens



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