Error compiling Zlib 1.1.4

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Thu Oct 17 23:07:41 PDT 2002


On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 12:48:58AM -0500, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> Question to editors:  Is copying /usr/include/asm-generic _really_
> necessary?  Every single one of those files has an equivalent in each
> processor-specific directory and afaik they're only useful if you're
> porting the kernel to another processor (see the comments at the top of
> any of 'em).  In fact, I've _never_ copied asm-generic over at all.
> Possibly a brutal grep through source trees to see if anything has any
> 'include <asm-generic/*>' statements in it might be in order...

http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2002/05/0394.html

http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349

Yes, I am still doubtful about this as well, but it doesn't hurt ;-/

Greg
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