Bug 469469 - gcc doesn't require glibc-headers
gcc doesn't require glibc-headers
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gcc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2008-10-31 23:42 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2008-11-01 10:34 EDT (History)
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2008-10-31 23:42:26 EDT
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 03:38:43 EDT
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 09:37:08 EDT
Not needed, really. This was reported to me by a (mostly clueless user).

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