Bug 469469

Summary: gcc doesn't require glibc-headers
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Horst H. von Brand <vonbrand>
Component: gccAssignee: Jakub Jelinek <jakub>
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2008-11-01 03:42:26 UTC
Description of problem:
On a list here a user reported that he couldn't compile "Hello, world!" for lack of the standard C headers contained in glibc-headers, which gcc doesn't require

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gcc-4.3.2-6.x86_64

How reproducible:
Install just gcc and direct dependencies.

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Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2008-11-01 07:38:43 UTC
gcc requires glibc-devel, which requires glibc-headers.  Why is a direct dependency as opposed to indirect one needed?

Comment 2 Horst H. von Brand 2008-11-01 13:37:08 UTC
Not needed, really. This was reported to me by a (mostly clueless user).

Sorry for the noise. Close?