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From: Alvin Thompson <al@×××××××××××××.com>
To: lv@g.o
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] linux-headers-2.6* now linux26-headers
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 04:21:41
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] linux-headers-2.6* now linux26-headers by Travis Tilley
1 Travis Tilley wrote:
3 >just a heads up - i've moved all the 2.6 header packages to
4 >sys-kernel/linux26-headers so that they can be keyworded without having them
5 >accidentally install on the system of a 2.4 kernel user. hopefully soon this
6 >will mean we can unmask the newer glibc ebuilds on x86, which have a dep on
7 >the 2.6 headers when using nptl (instead of using /usr/src/linux, which is
8 >problematic at best and quite often broken at worst).
9 >
10 >another note re: NPTL is that nptl no longer has a version number of it's own
11 >as of 2004-06-29. i'm guessing this means that ulrich drepper considers nptl
12 >to be fairly stable, but i dont think i'll be so quick to put words in his
13 >mouth. when i'm sure that everything's good and calm with the linux26-headers
14 >change i'll poke at making a new snapshot to see if it passes "make check"
15 >yet. :)
16 >
17 >
18 >
19 all i know is compiling lvm2 chokes on the new headers... :(
21 -alvin
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Re: [gentoo-dev] linux-headers-2.6* now linux26-headers Travis Tilley <lv@g.o>