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    SubjectRe: Why from there?
    khim@sch57.msk.ru (Khimenko Victor)  wrote on 14.05.98 in <AD-RjMremT@khim.mccme.ru>:

    > 14-May-98 00:25 you wrote:
    > > > There are symbolic links from
    > >
    > > > /usr/include/linux to /usr/src/linux/include/linux
    > > > /usr/include/asm to /usr/src/linux/include/asm
    > >
    > > > Which would break if we moved to a version number scheme. Every time
    > > > you update to a new version of the kernel, you would need to remember
    > > > to update the symlinks.
    > >
    > > Why? Surely those links should be updated in the makefile as part of
    > > the "make zImage" and "make modules" steps so that the compilation
    > > process can guarantee that they're set correctly for that compile?
    > >
    > You not need this links for kernel compilation at all. Only for libc...

    Actually, they've been a bad idea even for libc since quite some time.
    It's bayically a remnant from the early days, when everything changed much
    too fast.

    MfG Kai

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