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Re: Problem with dpkg-source

I thought it was for the kernel it was compiled against.  Guess I was wrong.


On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, David Engel wrote:

> On Feb 19, Shaya Potter wrote
> > David, I was thinking, isn't it a bad idea to have those headers in the 
> > package, b/c lets say someone downloads the source pacakge and rebuilds 
> > it to a different kernel version.  He'll have your source files, wouldn't 
> > it be better to have a variable that can be set to wherever a persons 
> > kernel source is, and copy the headers from there during a build.
> No, the whole point of the way we handle the libc/kernel headers is so
> that we have a complete, known set of headers for each release of
> libc.
> David
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