/usr/src/linux & /usr/src/linux-2.4.20 directories
tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 28 02:29:28 PST 2003
Ian Molton wrote:
>On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 10:03:36 +0000 (UTC)
>tushar at linuxfromscratch.org (Tushar Teredesai) wrote:
>>Nope. Its not. The important thing is that the headers that are
>>accessible via /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm should *always*
>>be the ones that glibc is compiled against.
>Ok, its not actually illegal, but it should be. NOONE should be doing
Yep, there I agree with you.
>>The package is definitely broken. Given the fact that the kernel
>>developers have given a nearly failsafe mechanism for finding the
>>relevant kernel source,
>Whats that then?
On my system
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build -> /usr/src/linux-`uname -r`
>>It is ok to use /usr/src/linux as a fallback
>>mechanism (in case the build symlink is invalid) but not as the
Would it not me more elegant and robust to use the above symlink rather
than a fixed location?
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