Re: Why from there?

Michael Elizabeth Chastain (
Wed, 13 May 1998 21:53:42 -0500

Hi Guys,

> Why? Surely those links should be updated in the makefile as part of
> the "make zImage" and "make modules" steps so that the compilation
> process can guarantee that they're set correctly for that compile?

Well, no. I routinely build on a system where I don't have root
access and I don't have permission to change /usr/include/linux,
/usr/include/asm, or /usr/include/scsi.

The kernel compilation process already works correctly no matter
where the kernel tree is installed. The symlinks in /usr/include
are for compiling userland programs.


Michael Chastain
"love without fear"

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