A way to keep track of packages while installing LFS

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Thu Feb 2 13:04:01 PST 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote:

> On 2/2/06, David Fix <6gwlse302 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
>> > Not true.  Support for kernel features is the responsibility of the
>> > user application.  I run Beagle with inotify support, and I don't have
>> > inotify support in linux-libc-headers.
>> >
>>
>> Ah, ok.  :)  Thanks for letting me know about that.  :)
> 
> No problem.  It's all part of the weirdness of kernel headers.  Just
> because our glibc wasn't built with inotify support doesn't mean that
> an application can't access an available kernel feature.  It's just up
> to the user app to handle this interface.  For instance, Beagle
> includes inotify.h in it's source tree and has runtime detection to
> see if inotify is available.

Yes, this recent thread covers the issue:

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2006-January/msg01362.html

Regards
Greg
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