new kernel install. instructions for book

Craig M. Reece craigthulu at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 14 09:09:39 PST 2001


On Wednesday, March 14, 2001 09:12 am, Gerard Beekmans spoke thusly:
> On March 14, 2001 09:30 am, Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
> > Yo,
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 09:01:38AM -0500, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > > So does redhat 5.x, 6.x, debian 2.1 and probably most others too (the
> > > /usr/include/linux|asm symlinks were very common a while ago, though
> > > that may be changing now apparently)
> >
> > I do remenber someone saying that Deb doesn't use symbolic links for
> > /usr/include/linux|asm.
>
> I stand corrected, Debian (the 2.1 i have) doesn't do it. I guess I made
> that change myself when I ran Debian and forgot that I was the one who did
> it

It makes sense for us to copy the files rather than symlink them since we are 
NOT installing binaries as the distros do, but compiling from scratch. That 
alone should point out the difference in how the includes are used.

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