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Re: Package libc6-dev depends on linux-kernel-headers

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 03:58:01PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 11:17:10AM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> > > Since when does the package libc6-dev depend on linux-kernel-headers? Is
> > > this dependes really necessary?
> > 
> > There have always been some kernel headers in libc6-dev, they've just
> > been split out into a separate package now.  Several of these headers
> > are referenced by headers provided by glibc which would break those
> > headers if linux-kernel-headers is not installed.
> I haven't looked into it, but does this change anything WRT bug #82595?
> It would be nice to sweep that old bug off the list.

If I were to do that - I'm tempted - we'd get five times as many of the
existing bug reports that this upgrade broke foobar that includes
<linux/baz.h>.  Not feasible right now but I have hopes for next year.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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