Glibc 2.5 SCSI headers (SVN20061021)

Alex Merry alexander.merry at ccc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 12 16:58:54 PST 2006


On Sunday 12 November 2006 17:50, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 11/12/06, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/11/06, Brett <gyu-61eg at myamail.com> wrote:
> > > I've noticed that Glibc (2.5) overwrites the scsi headers
> > > installed as part of the "linux headers" step (linux 2.6.18.1).
> > >
> > > Does this matter?
> >
> > I think it's ok and the right thing to do. Fedora has been removing
> > the scsi headers intalled by linux to avoid the conflict. Which
> > headers are they, exactly?
>
> This is important and should probably been noted in the book. cc'ing
> lfs-dev.
[snip]
> So, should they be removed before we install into /usr/include, or
> should we just let glibc blow them away?

It's neater and there are less potential problems with future releases 
if we remove them ourselves, but I think it should be noted in the book 
either way.

Alex :-)


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