Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2015 18:42:43 +0200 From: Laurent Bercot <ska-dietlibc@...rnet.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: linux/vt.h On 03/10/2015 15:01, Jorge Almeida wrote: > Good question. Conventional wisdom states that one must keep the > headers glibc was compiled against, not the headers of the current > kernel, but the why is never explained. AIUI, it's a question of ABI. Your applications are linked against the libc, not against the kernel: it's important for applications and the libc to have the same definitions, else there's no guarantee they'll work together. Whereas the kernel/userspace ABI is supposed to be stable, so it's not supposed to matter if the current kernel has different headers than the ones the libc was compiled against. Other people will correct me if I'm wrong. -- Laurent
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