headers_install and ICA

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 28 10:33:48 PST 2007


On Tuesday 09 January 2007 19:00, Ken Moffat wrote:
>  After a long absence on other architectures, I'm trying to get back
> into LFS itself.  I've got 2006-12-09 working nicely on two boxes
> (modulo unrelated kernel issues), so now I'm trying to run an
> in-place install so that I can see if farce shows anything useful.
>
>  All headers in /usr/include are blown away by
> 'make INSTALL_HDR_PATH=/usr headers_install' which has "unfortunate"
> results on glibc (thinks I'm building for i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1 and
> then barfs when testing cpp because limits.h is now missing).

Ken, I did reply to this when you originally posted your problem, but I think 
quantum ate it!

This problem was fixed in linux-2.6.19:

commit 2722de7fed1601eb7de84f929e00776d37a4cf5f
Author: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
Date:   Sun Sep 24 23:44:57 2006 +0100

    Don't remove $(INSTALL_HDR_PATH)/install before headers_install.

Once ticket #1928 gets resolved, which should be Tuesday, with any luck, this 
shouldn't bite us anymore.

Regards,

Matt.



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