Re: Deselect problems.
Steve Dunham <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
SD> Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com> writes:
HM> On Mon, Jan 05, 1998 at 08:59:50AM +0800, Lindsay Allen wrote:
LA> The kernel-source-2.0.32 deb has a 130K diff file against the
LA> standard source. Just where do these patches come from and why
LA> are they necessary? Is the fact that I _have_ to have 2.0.32
LA> source or headers going to stop me from going to 2.0.33?
HM> I don't know why all those patches are already applied. I have
HM> stopped using the kernel-source packages because they can't be
HM> patched up to the next kernel version easily (because of the
HM> already applied patches). You should be able to install
HM> kernel-headers to satisfy it and then dump the standard Linux
HM> source tree in for building kernels.
SD> Does anyone know why there is a dependency on kernel-headers? I
SD> was under the impression that glibc didn't use the kernel headers.
...or why it depends on kernel-headers-2.0.32 instead of just
kernel-headers, which is provided by the kernel-source-* and
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