ln -s linux.x.x.x linux or not?

Tom Black tcblack at wireless111.net
Tue Apr 20 08:36:24 PDT 2004


Miguel Bazdresch wrote:

> * Tom Black <tcblack at wireless111.net> [2004-04-20 00:03]:
> 
>>I realize there is a "potential" benefit to the link (Alleged broken 
>>packages) what are the "potential" problems?
> 
> 
> Broken packages (if they exist; I'm not aware of any) linking
> against the wrong headers.
> 
> If I were you, I would remove the link and happily go LFSing until one
> day, maybe, a package won't compile because of it. Then I'd investigate
> why.
> 
Thanks Miguel,
It's gone.  The repeated hints that no-one *really* knows of specific 
broken packages is the clincher.  Perhaps if someone finds one they 
should start a series of hints on them.

-- 
Thomas Black
Total Linux Newbie (But trying to cure it)
http://wr189.wireless111.com
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