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Re: What's Debian's /usr/src policy



martin@debian.org (Martin Mitchell)  wrote on 06.01.98 in <87iuryqjzn.fsf@mail.usyd.edu.au>:

> Stephen Zander <srz@mckesson.com> writes:
>
> > Martin Mitchell <martin@debian.org> writes:
> > > Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> > > > Why does libc6 depend on kernel-header ?
> > >
> > > It's libc6-dev that has that dependency.
> > > Perhaps weakening the dependency to Suggests might be the best solution.
> >
> > No, you can't.  Their are multiple header files that will be flat *broken*
> > without a /usr/include/{linux,asm}.
>
> I know, however it would allow people to much more easily install and
> maintain their own kernel sources for these includes.

Which is why we shouldn't do that. Remember, we *DO NOT* want them to  
include their own kernel sources for these includes, because it is a *VERY  
BAD IDEA*.


MfG Kai


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