On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 12:30:01PM -0800, Karsten Wade wrote:
On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 11:51 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 10:26:01AM +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > Do we want to keep API/ABI stable over the corresponding RHEL release?
> It would be interesting to have a document that described RH's specs
> in this area. E.g. which API/ABI are more important that others. RHEL
> has certainly kept some parts more flexible than others, for example
> wireless API/ABI on almost each kernel update.
> It's probably a weighing of pros and cons per case.
I've asked about this. There aren't any papers/documents written (yet),
but there are supposed to be some tools in the works. I'll work on
finding/getting the people involved to discuss the topic on this list.
I've volunteered to help write a paper on the topic, so it's now a
matter of gathering the technical leadership and confirming the various
We need a RHEL representative/contact whom we will be able to
officially ask stuff like the above, to sketch some inside specs and
so on, and I think this sounds a lot like it should be you :)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net