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Kernel Comparison: Linux (2.6.22) versus Windows (Vista)

 

(courtesy http://www.cs.uregina.ca/)

 

OS

System Calls

System Calls Linux Windows
interrupt not needed41YY
system calls total324'40246'

 

OS API

OS API Linux Windows
OS APILinuxWin32
API callsystem calllibrary call46
user space libraryglibc 19'C runtime, Win32, Native20'
API change list2.6.xVista

 

Available OS API

OS API (available) Linux Windows
POSIX APIY (not cert.)Y (option)

N (without option)

Linux APIYN
Win32 APIN

Y (add-on18)

Y
OS/2 APINN6
MS Native APINY (mostly undocumented)
Related Standards
Single UNIX Specification (SUS)Y (not cert.)N
Linux Standard Base (LSB)YN
Category
Microsoft WindowsNY
Unix-like - Genetic UNIXNN
Unix-like - Trademark / Branded UNIXNN
Unix-like - Functional UNIXYN

 

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