new kernel install. instructions for book

Peter Havshøi havshoei at vip.cybercity.dk
Mon Mar 12 23:06:01 PST 2001


 > On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 12:48:11AM -0500, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>
> A reason not to do so: apparently (i haven't read this myself yet) Glibc 
> suggests that /usr/include/linux|asm contain the same headers that were used 
> during the compilation of Glibc. I'm not sure why one suggests that. It will 
> be hard to test software against a future 2.5 or 2.6 kernel when the header 
> files are always of the one that glibc was installed with. That means 
> whenever you upgrade a kernel you would have to recompile Glibc as well. I 
> don't particularly like that idea, i've done it the above way (with symlinks 
> so include/linux|asm always contain headers that match the kernel that's in 
> RAM right now) and never caused problems.

I have gone throught the Glibc (2.2.1) installation advices for linux systems, and I read it as
it only needs the 2.2 kernel header files for reference on installation, what you do after that
don't infuence Glibc.

Peter Havshøi


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