Headers?

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 8 15:32:22 PST 2007


On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 04:17:05PM -0700, John Harrigan wrote:
> 
> When you try to run 'make headers_install' without pre-existing
> linux headers (linux/limits.h for example) the build fails because
> of missing includes.  I personally ran into the problem because
> I upgraded kernels, then removed all the previous kernel's includes,
> and finally tried to install the headers for the new kernel.  I should
> not have removed the previous kernel's headers before trying to build
> the new kernels headers.

 You shouldn't install the headers from an upgraded kernel.  Ever.
The headers should always be what you used when compiling glibc.

 No doubt distros can upgrade the headers when they upgrade glibc.
Our preferred way to upgrade glibc is to build a new system.

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