LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News
User Name
Password
Syndicated Linux News This forum is for the discussion of Syndicated Linux News stories.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-28-2007, 08:51 AM   #1
LXer
LXer NewsBot
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 122,167

Rep: Reputation: 118Reputation: 118
LXer: This week at LWN: timerfd() and system call review


Published at LXer:

One of the fundamental principles of Linux kernel development is that user-space interfaces are set in stone. Once an API has been made available to user space, it must, for all practical purposes, be supported (without breaking applications) indefinitely. There have been times when this rule has been broken, but, even in the areas known for trouble (sysfs, for example), the number of times that the user-space API has been broken has remained relatively small.

Read More...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: This week at LWN: Two approaches to Flash LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 04-09-2007 03:31 PM
LXer: This week at LWN: Who wrote 2.6.20? LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 02-23-2007 01:01 PM
LXer: This week at LWN: Updates on the X Window System LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 01-31-2007 10:54 AM
LXer: This week at LWN: Who is being divisive? LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-01-2006 06:54 AM
LXer: This week at LWN: On Novell and Microsoft LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 11-15-2006 11:54 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:01 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration