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Re: how update wireless-tools version?

On Fri, 2002-08-09 at 15:17, Ryan Kereliuk wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 11:42:32PM -0700, Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > 
> > Okay, I just updated to 2.4.19 on my TiBook, and iwconfig & friends 
> > now complain that eth1 has been compiled with version 13 of the 
> > Wireless Extension, while the tools are using 12.  I apt-got source 
> > wireless-tools and built it, but that produces the same warning.  I 
> > then looked around in the source directory for wireless-tools and I 
> > see the wireless.h file is symlinked to wireless.14.h.  So where is 
> > the 12 coming from !?!
> > 
> > Anybody know how to fix the wireless-tools to match the kernel version?
> Make sure that you've updated the symlinks in /usr/include to point to
> the relevant directories in your new kernel source. I'll bet that those
> links are pointing into some old kernel that has a v12 wireless.h
> whereas your new kernel has v13 as evidenced by the error message
> shown.

/usr/include doesn't contain any kernel headers, nor is it supposed to.
If the wireless-tools need kernel headers to build, they need to look
for them somewhere else, e.g.
/lib/modules/<kernel version>/build/include .

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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