packaging the kernel's headers and/or source

Bolan Meek Bolan.Meek at wcom.com
Wed Aug 23 11:46:22 PDT 2000


agx wrote:
> 
> I would like to know if
>         /usr/include/asm
>         /usr/include/linux
> should be distribuited with the package of the GNU libc

The include files ought to reflect the interfaces
to the libraries distributed, and therefore ought
to be distributed with them.

> or should be symlinked to
>         /usr/src/linux-$VERSION/include/asm
>         etc etc
> ?

Linus Torvalds has made a clear case in linux-kernel
against this practice, criticizing the practices
of the egcs maintainers.

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