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SubjectRe: Conflicts in kernel 2.6 headers and {glibc,Xorg}
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On Sun, 2005-01-09 at 13:25 +0100, DervishD wrote:
> Hi All :)
>
> * Tomasz Torcz <zdzichu@irc.pl> dixit:
> > Mainstream distributions use ,,sanitized'' version o kernel
> > headers - Fedora has own set, Debian has another, LFS too. For rest
> > and for us, casual users, there are headers made as byproduct of
> > PLD Linux, which are used since december 2003 (before kernel 2.6
> > was even released).
>
> But the set of sanitized kernel headers, if you build your own
> software and you're not using a distro, is only available for 2.6.x
> kernels, not for 2.4.x kernels.

The headers RH ships work for both...
>
> What should be done for 2.4 kernels?
> I currently use a set of headers from the 2.4 kernel I used to build
> my libc, not the headers from the current kernel I'm running, but I
> would like to know anyway.

.... and you can use 2.6 headers to build a glibc that works excellent
for 2.4 kernels too. The kernel API/ABI *does not change on this level*
between kernel versions. Things may get added, but they do not change.

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