[OT] What is he talking about ? - debian and kernel headers
I just read an article at -
about apt-get. The article was all right for the most part but at the end
of the article is a link -
Discuss this article in the LinuxWorld.com forums
Within the forum is a posting entitled -
Debian ---- not a good choice!!!
Here is a <snip> -
The fundamental problem with Debian is the way they ship their kernel
headers. The /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm never point
to the running kernel's source headers but to the headers
Debian compiled the entire system with.
For example if you are running Debian (potato) your /usr/include/linux
and /usr/include/asm contain the files for Linux 2.2.16 and let's say you
are running Linux 2.4.2 on this, if you try and compile any thing
kernel dependant, you're going to get a bunch of undefines -
try compiling any device driver on Debian!.
Please say NO to Debian.
Could someone knowledgable about such things explain this to me?
Makes me curious. Maybe I should be compiling my kernels without
From seeing and seeing the seeing has become so exhausted
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