a problem to compile...

Urban Widmark urban at svenskatest.se
Tue Aug 8 09:21:12 GMT 2000

On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Urban Widmark <urban at svenskatest.se>]
> > Unfortunately glibc depends on /usr/include/linux and
> > /usr/include/asm to contain the "right" version of kernel
> > headers. (Not sure what right is, most likely the version that was
> > used when compiling the c library).
> Yes indeed.  That's a running flamewar in Linux circles....  There are
> lots of problems caused by using symlinks for /usr/include/linux et al,
> and this is one of them.  Debian gets it right -- libc puts *no*
> symlinks in /usr/include, just copies of the files it was compiled with
> -- but I guess a lot of distributions still get it wrong....

Like RH 6.x. (I think)

Great. I guess this means I have one supporter of my "let's make smbmount
independent on what the current kernel sources may be" patch. The idea at
least, if not the actual implementation.


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