[lkml]   [1998]   [Jun]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: OFFTOPIC: e2fsprogs and +2Gb partitions
On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Erik Andersen wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Copy the file _once_ to the library headers, and you never have to worry
> > again.

Sorry, I can't resist:

I tried to compile libc-5.4.45 with 2.1.94 headers and it fails exactly
because kernel header files are changing too fast. If the definitions were
duplicated by integrating them in the libc headers we would have fewer
problems compiling standard packages.

libc doesn't break binary compatibility, but changes in kernel headers make
it impossible to use recent libc patches.

THAT is sad, not some ugly headers from KERNEL related packages like


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:43    [W:0.200 / U:0.128 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site