I can't install newlib-1.9.0

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Mon Dec 17 11:58:00 GMT 2001

Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:
> Yes, this is because newer versions of Red Hat Linux (starting with 7.1)
> put Linux headers in /usr/src/linux-2.4/include, whereas older versions
> use /usr/src/linux/include.  In CVS and the upcoming newlib-1.10.0,
> there is a check for this that should work in both cases.  In the
> meantime, you can do the following:
> In newlib/libc/sys/linux/Makefile.am:
> Change the reference to /usr/src/linux/include/asm/signal.h to
> /usr/src/linux-2.4/include/asm/signal.h.
> Then run automake in that directory, and recompile.

Why not just
  ln -s /usr/src/linux-2.4 /usr/src/linux
and that way when linux-2.5 comes out you won't have to modify newlib.


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