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Re: build depends on kernel-headers

Sam Hartman <hartmans@mit.edu> wrote:

> This brings up an interesting point.  While we should work with
> upstream maintainers to fix these problems, we should also try to
> avoid making these programs harder to build on Debian than other
> distributions.  If other distributions are still making headers
> available in such a way that existing software builds, and we do not,
> then we make lives harder for both our users and maintainers.  Yes, it
> may be more correct, but we need to be carefule not to correct our
> users into frustration.  Managing careful transition plans is also an
> important part of correctness.

This is not something that we're doing.  This is a decision taken by the
upstream kernel maintainer(s).
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