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Re: future kernel module rpm situation (was: kernel-source vs. kernel-sourcecode (please revert))



On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 02:01:29PM +0100, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> > 
> > If you don't use the headers that come with the kernel binary, things
> > will break, now or in the future. 
> 
> What headers? RedHat and Fedora don't ship any kernel headers in kernels
> 2.4.x. And the only files under /lib/modules/`uname -r`/ are object files,
> the modules.

and a symlink to the headers. For me that's the same thing, that point to
the right headers.

> > The fact that you could get away with it in the past does not mean that
> > it will remain working in the future.
> 
> Maybe there was no other way in the past?

That statement is not correct. For example Doug Ledford Device Driver Kit
proves that wrong.

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