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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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