Reasons for not removing the kernel source tree

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Aug 14 16:15:53 PDT 2006

On 8/14/06, Angel Tsankov <fn42551 at> wrote:
> >> The LFS 6.1.1 book says that "the Linux source tree is often retained for a long time." What reasons may one have to do this?
> >
> > Building external kernel modules would be the main reason (ATI, Nvidia, etc.)
> Aha, and iptables probably, right?

Iptables should build on its own. It uses netfilter from the kernel,
but should provide its own headers or use the ones installed in


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