Glibc replaces kernel headers [Was Re: LFS-20070209 shadow not playing nice with more_control_pkg_man]

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Feb 14 12:53:47 PST 2007


On Wednesday 14 February 2007 20:34, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Arden <yardcat at comcast.net> wrote:
> > also glibc-2.5 wants to replace the linux-header file
> > /usr/include/scsi/sg.h with it's own.
>
> Should we be addressing this?

Yes.

> I noticed that in Fedora they remove the 
> scsi directory from the generated headers. DIY is doing something
> similar.
>
> http://www.diy-linux.org/x86-reference-build/chroot.html#c-linux-kernel-hea
>ders

Well, one has to ask why the Glibc headers are preferred over the kernel ones.  
Also, does anyone know whether this has been reported to the upstream kernel 
folks?

Matt.



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