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What's the 'B' for?

What's the 'B' for?

Posted Feb 23, 2006 17:00 UTC (Thu) by ebiederm (subscriber, #35028)
In reply to: What's the 'B' for? by xoddam
Parent article: Sysfs and a stable kernel ABI

Binary means old Binaries still work.

There is a tradition of programs that are tightly coupled with the
kernel breaking. Look at Documentation/Changes.

However it should not be something that is done lightly or casually.

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