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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: wuzhouhui <wuzhouhui14@mails.ucas.ac.cn>
Cc: kernelnewbies@kernelnewbies.org
Subject: Re: how to determine whether the source code is same between two kernels
Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 11:25:54 +0200
Message-ID: <20190508092554.GC2361@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5de6f762.7230c.16a96a52517.Coremail.wuzhouhui14@mails.ucas.ac.cn>

On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 04:52:46PM +0800, wuzhouhui wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Suppose I have two kernels, one is A.B.C build by people Tom. And
> the other is A.B.C build by Jerry. The source code have been deleted
> after kernel is build and installed. Now I want to know whether the
> source code of these two kernel is the same (even if they have the same
> name). All I have is binaries (e.g. vmlinux, config, *.ko, System.map).
> Is it possible?

Maybe, but not very easily.

Good luck!

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-08  8:52 wuzhouhui
2019-05-08  9:25 ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-05-08  9:43   ` wuzhouhui
2019-05-08 10:08     ` greg kh
2019-05-08 13:43 ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-05-11  2:11 ` Aruna Hewapathirane
2019-05-11  3:58   ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-05-11 13:20     ` Aruna Hewapathirane
2019-05-11 13:53       ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-05-11 23:47         ` chiachen

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