Missing command for Linux-Headers-

William Zhou armageddonmagic at 163.com
Thu Apr 20 01:13:56 PDT 2006

Chris Staub wrote:
> William Zhou wrote:
>> I think the following commands should be added to the book.
>> 5.4:
>> cp -Rv include/asm-generic /tools/include/
>> 10.5
>> cp -av include/asm-generic /usr/include/
>> BTW, the copy commands are not consistent.  In 5.4 it uses cp -Rv, but 
>> in 10.5 it uses cp -av.
>> William Zhou
> Don't really know anything about whether asm-generic should be copied, 
> but the reason the cp commands have different options is because the 
> "-a" option preserves permissions and timestamps, which are not 
> important on the temp-system. On the other hand, this might actually be 
> irrelevant since there is a find command run immediately after the 
> headers installation that changes the permissions and ownership anyway...

Without copying the asm-generic, the glibc build will fail.

As with LLH, asm-generic is incorporated into each architecture directory (asm-i386, asm-x86_64.,,etc).
That's the difference.

WIlliam Zhou

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