On Sunday 08 February 2004 20.13, Andres Salomon wrote: > On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 18:46:31 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote: > > Andres Salomon wrote: > >>I have a package (keepalived) that needs to depend upon 2.4.2 kernel > >>headers. I assumed kernel-headers-2.4.24-1 would be ok, but it appears > >>to only exist for alpha and i386. What's the recommended kernel-headers > >>package to use? I can't use the linux-kernel-headers package, as it > >>doesn't include net/ip_vs.h. Will the kernel-headers-2.4.24-1 package > >>appear for other archs? > > > > If you need to include kernel headers in a userspace program, include > > your own copy of them rather than depending on anything else. > > I previously did this, I was hoping that w/ lvs inclusion in 2.4, I could > drop the headers from my package. I guess not. The main reason is: many people are not running prepackaged kernels, so their kernel headers package would be named differently (and they wouldn't want to have a random kernel headers packages installed). cheers -- vbi -- You had mail, but the super-user read it, and deleted it!