Re: build depends on kernel-headers
On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 03:06:11PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Ben" == Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ben> False. That is the very thing I want to alleviate (people using kernel
> Ben> headers from the libc6-dev package).
> However, that is what 99% of the programs out there need to
> do, since they really are not dependent on the specifics of kernel
> structures, and we should discourage un needed dependency on kernel
All I want is to be able to build ipmasqadm... (It needs ip_masq.h,
which used to be in libc6-dev, but isn't any longer)
> Now, for the 1% or so of the packages that really are wedded
> to kernel headers, that is correct. But then these packages should
> not run on n a kernel version that they were compiled for. (HINT: if
> your program can run on a kernel different from the one you compiled
> for, the chances are that you do not need specific kernel headers; at
> most, you need to say headers from a kernel later than blah).
Sure, fine, wonderful. How do I do this, exactly?
Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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