/usr/src/linux & /usr/src/linux-2.4.20 directories

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Tue Jan 28 01:42:43 PST 2003


On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 07:08:34 +0000 (UTC)
tushar at linuxfromscratch.org (Tushar Teredesai) wrote:

> In some systems /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm are symlinks
> to the corresponding dirs in /usr/src/linux

/usr/src/linux/include, actually. anyway:

This is WRONG WRONG WRONG. any system set up like this is broken.

> Any package that would expect that the kernel sources to be in 
> /usr/src/linux would end up compiling against kernel sources that do
> not match the running kernel but rather the kernel that glibc was
> compiled against. Hence the package is broken.

The *package* is broken? I think not. The distro is broken.
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