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Re: package stability

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

- Karsten
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