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Re: libc headers issue

On Fri, 26 Apr 1996, Bruce Perens wrote:

> > What in simple terms does all this mean to me
> It means that the headers in /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm do not
> match the kernel you are running. They instead match the kernel that the
> C library was built for. The only time this is a problem is if you are building
> a user-mode tool that relies on a kernel interface that has recently changed
> and you are running a C library that is behind the version of your kernel.
> In this case you must add -I/usr/src/linux/include to your command line when
> building it. 

What does this mean?  Can you give one example?

Can I install and compile a kernel without some Debian-specific
tweaking, or are we just getting deeper into the jungle?

Alan Davis


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