Confused about System Headers Warning

alupu at verizon.net alupu at verizon.net
Fri Oct 9 21:26:22 PDT 2009


>> On 10/09/2009 09:39 PM, Alex wrote:
>> ...
>> If I correctly read the second (last) warning sentence,
>> would this mean that unless and until I upgrade Glibc
>> I have to stay with whatever '/usr/include/...' I sanitized
>> (make ... headers_install) with the kernel tarball I had
>> at the time?
>> ...

> Oct 9, 2009 10:58:52 PM, Chris Staub wrote:
> It just says that you don't take any newer headers from the kernel 
> source and put them into /usr/include, and that's all it means. It says 
> nothing about the kernel itself - only the headers. You certainly can 
> upgrade the kernel without ever reinstalling the headers.

Chris:
Thank you very much for the confirmation.
Although a little confusing to me, I'm glad I read the Warning correctly
after all.

-- Alex



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