[SM-Grimoire-Bugs] [Bug 14581] glibc cannot cast on powerpc and other architectures, missing SOURCE3

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Fri Jul 18 23:11:53 EDT 2008


--- Comment #5 from Elisamuel Resto <ryuji at sourcemage.org>  2008-07-18 22:11:53 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> I really don't see why we can't just use the same headers that the actual
> installed kernel uses. Is there an actual good reason for *not* using the
> kernel's headers? I know several other distros that use tarballed headers they
> keep around and have glibc build against those regardless of what kernel you
> are actually running. Are they all taking crazy pills, or does glibc actually
> require something which would be a PITA to get from the installed/running
> kernel's headers?

That's what I've been discussing with Andraz, but he mentioned that Arwed said
something like that (glibc needing the headers it was built against) to him,
but I've yet to confirm it. Gotta wait on Arwed to get his internet back and

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