[lsb-discuss] Does LSB define kernel modules ?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Apr 20 10:32:32 PDT 2007


> In general, we want to standardize interfaces, not implementations.  So,
> for example, instead of requiring the FUSE module, we would more likely
> standardize the /dev/fuse device and the ioctls used to perform
> operations on it, or alternatively the C ABI in libfuse.

I would hope the C library as it is likely oher kernels than Linux will
have a differing underlying implementation and that the Linux one may
change over time. Keeping the compat overhead in userspace libraries that
are optional becomes important then.

Alan




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