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Re: Kernel-Making Difficulties



That's the Unix thing I'm still trying to get my head around - that it will
cheerfully let you choose not to install things that it can't function
without. It's one thing to not install options, but another to not install
libraries it's going to use on a day-in-day-out basis...

Well, I'm learning.

Jack

At 11:17 PM 7/5/98 -0400, you wrote:
>You'll find that unless your binaries are staticly compiled (with the
>libraries compiled within the binary -- greatly increasing the size of the
>binary) -- you'll need the shared libraries installed.
>
>Not installing them is like... deleting important system DLL's in Windows.
>It's just not done. The header information might be in the binary, but when
>it makes the system call... the actual function won't be found.
>
>All the best --
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jack Coates <coates idiom com>
>To: redhat-install-list redhat com <redhat-install-list redhat com>
>Date: Sunday, July 05, 1998 10:56 PM
>Subject: Kernel-Making Difficulties
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>
>>Found the problem with make -- I hadn't installed the glibc libraries in
>>the Development package area. I have limited disk space and didn't plan to
>>do any programming, so... Well, you need 'em.
>>
>>Jack
>>
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