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RE: Problem using patched loader.c




> -----Original Message-----
> From: anaconda-devel-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:anaconda-devel-list-
> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Bill Nottingham
> Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2007 11:09 AM
> To: Discussion of Development and Customization of the Red Hat Linux
> Installer
> Subject: Re: Problem using patched loader.c
> 
> James Olin Oden (james oden gmail com) said:
> > >Make sure your kudzu and new loader were both built against the
> > >same pciutils - that can cause crashes if the ABI changes.
> >
> > I'm missing something Bill.  Since loader is statically linked how
can
> > there be ABI differences?
> 
> kudzu and anaconda both pull the PCI headers, which define structure
> sizes,
> offsets, etc. If something changes between when the two are
compiled...
>
Thanks Bill, that helps much.  It also finally helps me understand the
difference between ABI and API.

Cheers...james
 


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