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Re: [PATCH] Alpha: Insufficient Linux header version required
On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 03:43:23PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > no, i mean posting a newer/updated patch to the mailing list
> I see. But I have proposed an alternative solution, which is simpler and
> completely contained in the build scripts, that is no code gets changed.
> This may be a good alternative approach -- does glibc have to support
> building using obsolete Linux headers? I don't think requiring recent
> headers for building is unjustified, at least for a reasonable definition
> of "recent" and 2.6.4 is over a year old, so it should fit. It's not
> going to affect running the resulting library -- it will still work with
> older versions of Linux.
Incorrect. Setting arch_minimum_kernel provides a default for
--enable-kernel, which does affect runtime. Check further down in the
same file to see how.