6.0-testing linux-libc-header vs. kernel headers

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Jul 12 06:07:43 PDT 2004


On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 21:34:51 +1000
Zeplin <zeps at ihug.com.au> wrote:

> 
> Not quite, Sanitised headers are used for user space programs to
> compile against.
> Its been sugested that glibc should compile against the kernel headers
> 
> so that it has an acurate idea of what the kernel can do, from what I 
> understand.

The correct solution (which appears to be ther direction things are
going, at last) is to have both kernel AND glibc link against a common
set of ABI headers.



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