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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Dale Scheetz wrote:

> On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > > Then you break things for no good reason. These "module builders" you
> > > speak of should be using the same headers as glibc.
> >
> > Absolutely definitely not. Userland is different from kernelspace,
> > and headers need not match at all. Feel free to search debian-devel
> > or linux-kernel archives where that has been discussed way too
> > often already.
> Kernel modules exist in kernelspace, not userland. Building them against
> any other headers than those used by glibc does nothing to improve the
> stability or usefulness of Debian.

Ah, self-contradictory statement.

A kernel-module must be built with the EXACT SAME environment as the kernel
being run.  This means they need an EXACT match of headers.  The ones that are
included with glibc are generic, and will NEVER match the running kernel(even
across kernel versions, let alone flavors).

Dale, get a clue about kernel module building.  You are completely wrong on

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