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Re: build depends on kernel-headers



In article <20010505110920.Y435@visi.net>,
Ben Collins  <bcollins@debian.org> wrote:
>People should not be using them, but if they do, they should use a
>kernel-headers package, and not rely on the headers in libc6-dev which
>are different on all archs, and change almost every new glibc build. You
>are never guaranteed to get the prefered kernel headers for your program
>(be it a scsi level thing like cdrecord, or mount tools like
>util-linux).

The source of those userland programs should come with a copy of the
required kernel headers, or with its own private definitions of the
kernel interface being used.

At least I understand that is the consensus on linux-kernel nowadays

Mike.



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