Linux architecture

Paul Albertella


A term that is frequently referenced in both the Development Process and Safety Architecture working groups is 'architecture'.

This occasionally leads to misunderstandings because the term 'architecture' is used to refer to a number of different things in different contexts: system architecture, component architecture, etc

John MacGregor has written a really useful document proposing a definition of what we mean by the 'Linux architecture':

I think it would be useful to discuss this document, to work out whether John's proposal requires further refinement, and how it can inform our various approaches and studies. For example, does this architecture need to be extended to include other elements that are required to provide a complete embedded OS based on the Linux kernel?

Would one of the working groups like to 'host' this in a regular session, or should we schedule a separate Zoom call?