Re: libc headers issue
> > 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?
A good example which just came up is amd. Recent kernels changed some
internals dealing with NFS that amd needs to know about.
> Can I install and compile a kernel without some Debian-specific
> tweaking, or are we just getting deeper into the jungle?
Yes. The change in libc5-dev does affect compiling your own kernel.
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