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What are Linux kernel standars?
Suppose I have been wrote a kernel component which I would like to add to current existing kernel...So...
I knew that Linux kernel have been writed in C, but what C? ANSI C or something else? I mean in wich syntax I should write the component to be compatible with existing kernel?
What is the compiler of it? GCC? Is it compilable by any version of GCC? I mean with which compiler I should compile the component?
What does *.h and *.c files the kernel always have? For example I know that I'll be able to use malloc function but I don't know if I'll be able to use pcap functions or I have to add these manually to my component?
In general how I can know the Linux kernel development standars? I would like to learn it at first and at second to write some kernel components to improving it and finally sharing them with community.
Thanks in advance.
04-26-2012 #2You must always face the curtain with a bow.
I just searched for best linux forums but I did not find this site for newbies. Thank you very much!
I'll follow my question there and I'll back to these forums where I was not newbie