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Re: kernel headers -what and how ?

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 08:19:54AM -0400, Moti Levy wrote:
> Pardon my newbieness,
> what are the kernel-headers used for ? is it optimized code for
> certain proccessors ?
> how do i compile my kernel with them ?

No, the kernel headers are produced *from* a kernel build, and are used
to compile things like third-party kernel modules and the C library.
Unless you have hardware requirements that mean you need to build
specialized modules that aren't in the main kernel, you probably don't
need them.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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