Bug 56393 - kernel-headers rpm puts some files in a bad place
kernel-headers rpm puts some files in a bad place
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-16 13:41 EST by Bryan Wright
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-16 13:41:34 EST
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Description Bryan Wright 2001-11-16 13:41:27 EST
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Description of problem:
The redhat 7.2 kernel-headers rpm puts 'asm' and 'linux' directories
directly under /usr/include, instead of making them symbolic links to
/usr/src/linux/include/asm and /usr/src/linux/include/linux as was the case
with redhat 6.*.  This can lead to incompatibilities between the header
files  and the installed kernel source, if a new kernel is installed. 

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install redhat 7.2
2. Look at /usr/include/asm, /usr/include/linux and /usr/src/linux
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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-11-16 13:45:38 EST
The /usr/include/asm and /usr/include/linux headers are the USERSPACE headers
which glibc is compiled with. They have NOTHING to do with the actually running
kernel and are also NOT for use with the kernel (for, say, compiling modules).

This has been so as of Red Hat Linux 7.0 based on the official Linux Filesystem
standards and based on requests from the major kernel hackers like Linus Torvalds.

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