Re: libc6-dev and /usr/include/asm
Quoting Paul Slootman (email@example.com):
> > I noticed recently that the newest (woody) version of libc6-dev
> > does not include /usr/include/asm anymore? I was doing a compile
> > of a program that needed some kernel header includes like stat.h
> > and others, and it couldn't find them.
> What I'm wondering is why some program source explicitly needs
> /usr/include/asm/stat.h. I think the official interface is <sys/stat.h>,
> ie. /usr/include/sys/stat.h. It looks like the program was badly
It just does #include <asm/unistd.h> and #include <asm/ldt.h> and
some others in other sources. That doesn't seem too weird to me??
I can't really understand why the documentation in
/usr/share/doc/libc6/README.Debian.gz literally states:
"Q1: Why does the Debian libc6-dev package create /usr/include/linux and
/usr/include/asm directories containing header files from a specific
but the libc6-dev package doesn't do that (anymore?). It creates the
directories, but it leaves them empty...
Should I symlink them again from now on?
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