Semantics of kernel ABI-nums

Eric Miao eric.miao at canonical.com
Thu Nov 10 22:19:09 UTC 2011


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On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 6:12 AM, Steve Magoun
<steve.magoun at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Can someone help me answer this question from HP?
>
> Thanks,
> Steve
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:        Semantics of kernel ABI-nums
>
>
> In the ARM world, it appears that the kernel for each different SoC or board
> is considered to be a build of a different kernel “flavour”. Are the kernel
> ABI-nums meant to be assigned globally across all flavours of kernels, or
> are they per kernel-flavour? If the latter, then can you explain why
> debian.n900/etc/getabis references other kernel flavours, namely
> linaro-mx51, linaro-omap, and linaro-xexpress? Is there documentation on how
> the kernel flavour scheme has been applied to the ARM SoC world?
>
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