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Re: libc linux kernel especific headers ?where?

On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 04:17:18PM +0100, Javier Vi?uales Guti?rrez wrote:
> Hello, why is there a headers files like ftape.h located at
> /usr/include/linux/ installed by libc6-dev package and at
> /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.X.Y/include/linux/ by kernel-headers-2.X.Y
> package?, it's the same file or isn't right?.
> If something _really_ depends on /usr/include/linux it'd use the file from the
> kernel package. If something had been modified ignoring a change on a kernel
> interface, it can get compile a program but it's possible the program can't
> run because of the ignored kernel interface.
> IMHO, the linux kernel especific headers files of libc package must be placed 
> at /usr/include/linuxlibc if are really kernel independent and use
> /usr/src/include/linux copies if not.



and (if you have kernel-package installed):


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